CONDUCT REMINISCENCE ARTS ACTIVITIES FOR OLDER PERSONS WITH COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT AND DEMENTIA

CONDUCT REMINISCENCE ARTS ACTIVITIES FOR OLDER PERSONS WITH COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT AND DEMENTIA

KWSH-BEH-09 (Basic)

Course Overview

  1. Purposeful and meaningful reminiscence arts activities – Introducing the JADe programme and Starter Kit
  2. Heritage Art-making & Photography
  3. Facilitate meaningful conversations using reminiscence arts activities and artefacts
  4. Attachments to ADA’s Arts & Dementia programme
  5. Practicum & Assessment

Target Participants

Programme coordinators/ executives, therapy assistants, care staff and volunteer coordinators who are required to plan and conduct group activities for older persons with cognitive impairment and dementia.

Course Overview

Date/ Time

Date : 15 May 2020

Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Venue

Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital
705 Serangoon Road
Singapore 328127

Course Trainers

KWSH is delivering the course in partnership with Alzheimer’s Disease Association (ADA).

Ms Wong Sze Chi is working as Arts & Dementia Programme Executive in Alzheimer’s Disease Association. Sze Chi, as a social worker working in Taiwan, had experience in facilitating discussion on how to assist clients in Enjia Needy Family Society. She has managed cases including opening of records, visiting, recording and following-up of cases and organizing events for youths from Yanji Youth Services Centre as well as Catholic Kuang Jen Social Welfare Foundation in Taiwan. She has supported Taipei School of Special Education to design and develop course content and materials with concentration on students’ needs.
Ms Patricia Lee is an experienced Reminiscence Practitioner. She specializes in reminiscence arts and oral history. She has conducted more than 200 oral history interviews with focus on the Political Development of Singapore; the Singapore Public Service project and also conducted oral narrative workshops at the Civil Service College. She also conducts training in reminiscence arts for students, professionals and volunteers. She designs and runs reminiscence programmes with persons with dementia at the ADA FOW (Bendemeer) Centre.
Mr Stanley Koh has more than 10 years of photography experience and specializes in portraits. He teaches digital photography to Social Service Agencies on part time basis. His passion for teaching photography stems from using it as a tool to increase the social well-being of persons with dementia and seniors. Stanley’s experience includes teaching digital photography to clients at Alzheimer’s Disease Association, Down Syndrome Association Singapore, Pearl’s Hill Care Home, Assisi Hospice, Touch Activity Centre and Care Corner.
Ms Catherine Chong has been working as an Art Facilitator with persons with dementia since 2014. Her experience is in adults and older persons with physical and mental health conditions, at Simei Care Centre. She has contributed her training expertise to empower community teams in the central regions to support elderly with dementia and building up the capability of volunteers to engage elderly with dementia. She is also an Art Facilitator in conducting reminiscence programmes at Jurong Health Community Hospital.

Course Fees:$585.00 (include 7% GST)

 

Prevailing course fee subsidy at 90% for Singaporeans/ PRs and 45% for foreign staff working in eligible community care organisations.

Please register for the course via AIC Learning Management System. Go to the following URL:

https://lms.aic-learn.sg/lms/app/

Contact us:

(65) 6422-1300
CTI@kwsh.org.sg

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