Exploring the Irish Nursing Home Universe: Discover, design and launch an evidence-based Activity Program


Who is the programme suitable for?

Activities Coordinators working in nursing home settings

Brief description

  • Understand the Activity Coordinator role and responsibilities, HIQA National Standards for Older Persons, Legislation, HSE and organization policy.
  • Collaborate with residents to design evidence-based individual and group activity programmes
  • Planning themes for engagement and choice
  • Create an effective programme from a shoestring budget
  • Transforming everyday materials into resources for engagement
  • Identify and secure new resources from a wide variety of sources, within a tight budget
  • Develop individualised resources to support an improved quality of everyday life for those who live in residential care
  • Understand pacing in the delivery of activities



Half-day training

Mode of delivery

Delivered online

Where it is available

Engaging Dementia



Contact information