Chair Based Exercises (Level 2 Accredited qualification) – Cohort 2
28 June - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
This course is delivered over four sessions (28th, 30th June, and 5th,6th July 2021) and all sessions must be attended (T&C’s apply). This course has a coursework element which must be completed in order to adhere the course (T&C’s apply)
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation there will be requirements for anyone coming to the HCPA campus for training, which may include testing and PPE, however as the situation is changing regularly at present we will confirm nearer to the training date.
Chair Based Exercises include a range of seated exercises that can be adapted to an individual’s abilities or goals. You will also understand the impact of ageing and the importance of a person-centred approach when planning exercise sessions.
Chair Based Exercises have been shown to have a positive impact on maintaining and promoting independence and mobility in older people and be a stepping stone towards reducing falls.
This qualifications is predominantly for Care Home and Flexi-Care staff caring for elderly residents to enable them to carry out group and personal exercise within the service, however, it can also be valuable for Community and/or Homecare Staff.
By the end of the course learners will be able to:
• Know how to plan an evidence-based exercise class
• Know how to make safe, effective adaptations to allow all individuals to take part
• Understand the impact of aging and the importance of person-centred planning
Requirements and expectations
Learners will be expected to attend all sessions, complete coursework within agreed timeframes (T&C’s apply), be engaged in learning, participate in all activities including group discussions, and be willing and able to implement the skills from the session
A Onefile (e-portfolio) profile will be created on the learners behalf to support them in the completion of their course