Promoting physical activity & mobility in older people

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The Health Care Training Company

Course Provider

    Based in Chelmsford

Regions covered


How to book

    Use the course enquiry form on the right or call them on 01245 357132.

Training Course Details

  • Course Length: 4 hours
  • Delivery Method: In-house/Workplace
  • Suitable for: Group


Physical activity is good for people. The trick is getting them to do some. I can help your team to encourage those who use your service to be more active.

The aim of the course is to give those who attend the skills to offer advice and support on the benefits of physical activity to older people.

Learning Outcomes
By the end of the day those who attend will be able to:

1. Identify the barriers to physical activity in older people
2. Identify their role in the promotion of physical activity of those who use their service
3. Identify what motivational change is, and how to use it
4. Improve an older person’s sit to stand, walking patterns and use of walking aids
5. Offer advice and support in conducting gentle daily mobilisation exercises
6. Identify who shouldn’t be taking part in physical activity

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