Training: "Purposeful-Based Leisure Activities in the Adult Day Setting"

  • Thursday, September 17, 2015
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Woodhaven Retirement Community, 29667 Wentworth St. Livonia, MI 48154


Registration is closed

Training Attendees will:

  • Gain insight on running successful and creative group activities
  • Take away new ideas for cost effective activities for varying abilities
  • Learn ways to adapt and modify activities for everyone to participate
  • Walk away with great activity ideas to take back to their center
  • Learn tips for motivating and energizing staff to successfully implement planned activities
  • Problem-solve current activity barriers in their programs and role model successful leadership traits.
  • Network, network, network!
Activity Exchange

Everyone who attends this training will receive a booklet with activity ideas from other attendees that have worked well in their program:

Please bring an outline of your favorite activity (leisure, group, educational...) to the training.

Be sure to include the following information:

  • Group size - how many people should be in this activity
  • Time allotted - 15 minutes, 45 minutes, 2 hours....
  • Benefits/Objectives - increase coordination, improves circulation, reminiscing, social involvement, etc....
  • Materials needed
  • Description of activity
  • Variations - keep score, time the activity, split the group into teams, etc.

Please bring all the materials to the September meeting and be prepared to show the group how to run the activity.

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