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Developing the Role of Activities Coordinators

This Activities Coordinator course will teach your care staff how to organise social activities for people who need care, the importance of involving them to take part and an understanding of how activities can build self-esteem.

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About the Developing the Role of Activities Coordinators course

The day-to-day life of a resident or patient in care can be repetitive and even sedentary. The role of an Activities Coordinator in care organisations, such as care homes and nursing homes, is to promote the health and mental well-being of their residents by offering spontaneous and planned activities that are meaningful to the residents.
The Developing the Role of Activities Coordinators training course gives Activities Coordinators an awareness of the need to plan such events, as well as the importance of involving family carers and service users in the organisation of these activities. Learners will also gain an understanding of the variety of activities that can be arranged to meet the different individual’s likes and dislikes, and how these can be used to build self-esteem.
Duration Duration Dependent on the delivery method, this Patient Coordinator training takes between 1-2 hours to complete and gain your certificate.
Entry & Level Entry & Level There are no barriers to entry on this Activity Coordinator training course online. This is an awareness course, suitable for all.
Certification Certification On completion of this online course, either download your Activity Coordinator training course certificate or access it later online.
Accreditations Accreditations This online Activity Coordinator course for the elderly is CPD accredited and delivered by a Skills for Care provider. It meets accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.


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Developing the Role of Activities Coordinators learning outcomes

This Developing the Role of Activity Coordinators training course is designed to give Activity Coordinators and residential care staff:​
  • Planning meaningful activities
    An understanding of the need for planned and spontaneous opportunities for residents to participate in meaningful activity
  • How activities build self-esteem
    An understanding of  how activities can build self-esteem​
  • Role of the Activities Coordinator
    An opportunity to explore the role of the Activities Coordinator
  • The importance of involving service users and family carers in activities
    An awareness of the importance of involving service users and family carers in designing, planning and providing activities and utilising community links and volunteers
  • Process of Provision
    An opportunity to explore a variety of activities to cater for different individual’s likes and dislikes
  • Fundraising​
    The ability to identify ways to keep themselves up to date and informed about potential new activities and ways to fundraise.

Developing the Role of Activities Coordinators certificate, FLXB Certificate Reduced (1)


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FAQ – Activities Coordinator training course

Frequently asked questions

We’ve answered the most common questions our training experts often get asked regarding our Activity Patient Coordinator training. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

What qualifications do you need to be an Activities Coordinator? Prior qualifications are not mandatory to become an Activities Coordinator, however, it’s good to have the skills and experience of working in care settings and with patients or residents. The fundamental skills for those working in health and social care are taught in the Care Certificate training course.
What is the role of an Activities Coordinator? The role of an Activities Coordinator is to design, plan and provide activities for people in care. These activities are organised to meet the desires of those in care and encourage a healthy lifestyle for them.
Why are activities important in a care home? Activities play a vital role in improving the general and mental health and well-being of care home residents, as well as helping to build rapport between residents and care staff.
How to become an activity coordinator?

Our Developing the Role of Activities Coordinators course is the ideal training to help care staff get started in becoming an Activities Coordinator.

Book a Developing the Role of Activity Coordinators training course online and complete the training course in the delivery method you choose.

What makes a good activity coordinator? A good activity coordinator will be well organised, creative, and proactive. They should make sure the residents of the care setting are involved and that the activities benefit the wellbeing of a resident and focus on their emotional, intellectual, spiritual, and physical wellbeing.


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Developing the Role of Activities Coordinators training course delivery methods

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Our Activities Coordinator course is easily accessible online as webinar training, allowing your staff to study anytime, anywhere, 24/7. This makes it the perfect option for care staff with challenging shift patterns. Additionally, you will receive exceptional customer support from our dedicated account manager and support team.

• Study when you want 
• Track staff progress 
• Study anywhere you want on any device 

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Book A Course Book this online Activity Coordinator course by calling us or sending us a message.
Login Once everything has been booked, you will receive login details for you and your staff.
Complete Course Complete the Activity Coordinator training course you purchased in the delivery method you chose.
Become Certified Great! Now you're certified and can download the Activity Coordinator certificate from the portal.

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