Dunfermline KY11 4UW
This course will enable participants to conduct a seated exercise programme to a small group of frail older people within a supervised location, e.g. wards, day centres or care homes.
By the end of this course participants will have:
- The ability to identify recommendations for exercise for the frail older adult
- The ability to recognise the benefits of physical activity and chair based exercise
- The ability to identify the changes associated with ageing and its related medical conditions
- The ability to demonstrate a physical activity session with a range of safe and effective exercises.
Participants will be assessed by a 30 question multiple choice paper and demonstrate a physical activity session.
Who should attend?
This course is for health and social care and voluntary sector workers responsible for promoting physical activity with frail older adults.
Cost: £50. This course is accredited by Fife Council and provides 4 credit points at SCQF Level 5.
Vivienne McNiven, Strength and Balance Instructor, Active Fife, Fife Council
Jamie Mason, Cardiac Rehab Instructor/Exercise Referral Instructor, Fife Sport & Leisure Trust