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Active Ageing Programme

The Active Ageing Programme aims to assist the elderly in a Nursing home setting to be physically active.


Outline of Activity

The Active Ageing Programme aims to assist the elderly in a Nursing home setting to be physically active. Active Ageing also aims to increase feelings of well-being in elderly participants.

Learning Outcomes

During the sessions development areas which will be covered will include the following:

  • Enhanced active citizenship
  • Phsyical activity promotion
  • Awareness of factors impacting well being of the elderly

Learning outcomes:

  • Increased awareness of 'sport for development' work in a professional setting
  • Coaching delivery experience
  • Mentoring experience
  • Upskilling in professional responsibilities in the work place
  • Demonstrate a range of coaching and learning strategies in the delivery of activity sessions with participants

Assessment Details

  • Attend Active Ageing quality assurance training (1/2 day)
  • Successfully attain pre-required level of competence prior to deployment
  • Completion of a series of key performance indicators

Level of Commitment

22 hours to include:

Programme delivery: 6 weeks x 3 hours

Quality Assurance training: 1 week x 4 hours

Contact

Design and development of this programme has kindly been supported by the Sport Changes Life Foundation. The programme is managed and coordinated by Prof Deirdre Brennan, Director of Sports Outreach, School of Sport.

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