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Meaningful activities – the core of care

The WHO’s definition of health as a state of complete physical and social wellbeing and not just the absence of disease, goes hand in hand with what OT can offer i.e. a holistic practice from a biopsychosocial perspective where we observe and understand a person’s occupational performance across four main categories of occupation viz. Personal …

Coronavirus Preparation to open up fully

Coronavirus Preparation to open up fully

The majority of villages are still in some form of lockdown with restrictions on visitors.  However, this is not sustainable if we look at the example of the Spanish Flu which took 2 years to die out.  You might well say, but what about the vaccine?   Yes, we mustn’t forget that but how long will …

Delivering food services to enhance RV delivery of care experience

Our thinking and the planning of the food offering in the retirement sector needs to change… The concept of ‘Ageing’ should include the principles of healthy and balanced living.   What the audience can learn How to use food to get stronger How to provide residents with meals to eat better How can meals impact …

The Biodanza Experience

The presentation includes a 15- minute talk and a 20 minute “taster demonstration” What is Biodanza? Where does it come from? What is the science behind Biodanza? How does it help the elderly and carer? What are the benefits of dancing regularly? The proposed “differentiator” for Retirement Villages Biodanza is a dance healing methodology that …