Age Exchange Training calendar

Friday 28 September 2018 | 10am-4pm: INTRODUCTION TO REMINISCENCE (1 day course)

Using past histories and present objects; this training gives you a strong foundation to understanding good reminiscence practice and learning skills for engaging vulnerable older people; through everyday conversation or in groups.

 

Wednesday 17 October 2018 | 10am -4pm: ALL TOGETHER NOW + (2 day course*)

Music and Dementia Training Days with the added option of trying out what you’ve learnt in a live setting.
No musical experience necessary! After the success of our “All Together Now” music and dementia course earlier this year, we are delighted to announce two further days.
“All Together Now +” will open the door to delivering a variety of musical activities including warmups, singing, percussion, musical reminiscence and more.

*Once completed you will have the option at a mutually convenient future date to deliver a music activity of your choice to one of our Day Care service groups.

 

Friday 2 November 2018 | 10am-4pm: HOW TO RUN A REMINISCENCE GROUP (1 day course)

Want to start up a new session or looking for fresh ideas?
Age Exchange can provide you with the skills to:
- Set up and run your own engaging Reminiscence Arts sessions
- Develop your person-centred care approach to enhance wellbeing and build a sense of identity for the group
Reminiscence groups help to improve relationships, reducing symptoms of ill health and assisting in meeting people’s needs in care settings, without additional strain on resources –
find out how on this course.

 

Wednesday 27 February 2019 | 10am -4pm: ALL TOGETHER NOW + (2 day course*)

Music and Dementia Training Days with the added option of trying out what you’ve learnt in a live setting.
No musical experience necessary! After the success of our “All Together Now” music and dementia course earlier this year, we are delighted to announce two further days.
“All Together Now +” will open the door to delivering a variety of musical activities including warmups, singing, percussion, musical reminiscence and more.

*Once completed you will have the option at a mutually convenient future date to deliver a music activity of your choice to one of our Day Care service groups.


Age Exchange has a long history of providing reminiscence arts training. Our clients include care homes, centres for education, museums, housing associations, libraries, individual carers, and community groups looking to set up reminiscence groups or build on the skills and practices they currently use.

Our most popular courses are delivered at our centre in cycles throughout the year, and it can also be arranged for a trainer to visit your organization.

If more information is required at all, or you would like to be added to our mailing list, please email hello@age-exchange.org.uk

For a full overview of the Age Exchange core training programme, please download the document to your right.