Spotlight on engaging a person with dementia in meaningful activity

Kirsty Stephenson
January 1, 2021

**PLEASE NOTE** THIS SESSION IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. Please sign up to the waiting list for the next course and we will be in contact shortly with details. Thank you for your patience.

Why is meaningful activity important for people with dementia?

Meaningful activity is important to help us all maintain a good quality of life, whether we are living with dementia or not. It is particularly important for people with dementia as it:

The type of meaningful activity a person with dementia will be able to engage in will depend on their interests, strengths and abilities.  

Meaningful activity can vary from daily tasks such as cooking and cleaning, to art classes, watching films, exercise and spending time with family and friends.

Time and place

This is an online zoom session. Please sign up to the waiting list for the next course and we will be in contact shortly with details.

Why join this session?

It is an opportunity to consider activities and why they are important to someone with dementia. The session explores different sorts of activities might meet the different needs of an individual. There will be some practical advice and strategies about how to engage someone in activities.

The course is for you if you would like to …

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Booking

When you ask to join one of our webinars or courses we ask that your register (or login) to ensure we know who is attending the sessions.

The small, informal groups ensure that everyone has the chance to ask questions and connect with other carers. There will be time built in to reflect on the information learned and, if you choose to, discuss how it relates to your own situation.

Each session lasts up to 1.5 hours. You will also receive a copy of the presentation after the session.

To find out more, email our friendly team at support@dementiacarers.org.uk or call us on 020 3096 7895.

Once you reserve your place we will send you a link to join the webinar as well as a reminder nearer the time.

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Spotlight on engaging a person with dementia in meaningful activity
Explores different activities and offers practical advice and strategies to encourage engagement and participation.
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