Thank you for the resources provided on Golden Carers. I found them immensely valuable, relevant and worthwhile. Educational and updated information provided. Great activity ideas and suggestions. The activities presented are appropriate and can be adapted to different client groups in any English speaking country. It is easy to read and understand the instructions and explanations.
Marilyn Willock-James Activity Officer United Kingdom
Looking for a bit of help if possible.
Thanks In Advance
I am not sure what activities assessment training is but I’m guessing it’s similar to the MEPAP training in the United States For activity director certification
Do you have some specific questions??
The last unit covers
Self awareness and perception of others
Effective communication techniques
Is it okay to ask as I go along, Im not the least bit academic and just want to finish this last unit.
Are you supposed to give definitions of each of the items listed or are you supposed to give examples or both??
To start with i have to think of 12 negative and 12 positives of getting old, so far I have
Th e following articles will give you the inspiration to answer questions on effective communication.
1 - Practice mindfulness 2 - Ponder on how you react to stress 3 - Try to put yourself in other people’s place 4 - Use honesty and humility 5 - Be open to perspectives of other races and ethnicity 6 - Take responsibility for your wrong doings and apologize sincerely 7 - Recognize implicit bias.
Best positive aspects of growing old; grandchildren, wisdom, mellow, more time for friends, time for hobbies, Volunteering, seniors discount.
Negative aspects of growing old: aches and pains, feeling unattractive, no longer driving at night, away from family, boredom, missing the fast pace life they lived, losing friends,