Accredited Courses

Accredited courses enable you to gain a Level 2 Qualification in Planning Activity, Reminiscence Therapy and/or Dementia Care. We offer a 3 day training course per module with us at The Counting House. Each module stands alone as a qualification, however gain all 3 and become a Creative Activity Therapist – a CAT!

accredited courses with reminiscence learning

The modules in our accredited courses are:

CAT

  • Reminiscence – Provide Support for Therapy Sessions (Level 2)
  • Understand the Benefits of Engaging in Activities in Social Care (Level 2)
  • Dementia Awareness (Level 2)

Course information

  • The course fee is £195 per module
  • The course fee includes all accreditation and certificate costs
  • The course fee is per person. Group booking discounts may be available
  • Choose the most suitable course
  • Complete the application form
  • Send your registration fee to reserve your place

Training dates

Title Cost Date Description
Dementia Awareness Accredited Course The Counting House, Wellington  £195.00 Tuesday 10th and 24th September, 8th October 2019

9am – 4pm

A course over 3 days leading to a qualification. Develop a clearer understanding of dementia through practical and theoretical exercises and research. Course Aims:

  • To understand what dementia is
  • To understand key features of the theoretical models of dementia
  • To know the most common types of dementia and their causes
  • To understand factors relating to an individual’s experience of dementia
  • To obtain an NOCN award qualification in Dementia Awareness, addressing both the theoretical and practical aspects of dementia
Reminiscence – Provide Support for Therapy Sessions
Accredited Course The Counting House, Wellington  
£195.00 Tuesday 16th April, 30th April and 14th May 2019

9am – 4pm

A course over 3 days leading to a qualification addressing both the theoretical and practical aspects of Reminiscence Course aims:

  • To understand the nature of reminiscence within activity provision
  • To understand how reminiscence can be used as a one to one or group activity
  • To understand how to tailor reminiscence activity to meet individual need
Understanding the Benefits of Engaging in Activities in Social Care  
Accredited Course The Counting House, Wellington
£195.00 Tuesday 18th June, 2nd and 16th July 2019

9am – 4pm     

A course over 3 days leading to a qualification enabling you to understand and demonstrate the use of activity. This is a practical and theory based course Course aims:

  • To understand how activities can provide therapeutic benefits
  • To understand how music can be used as an activity
  • To understand how art can be used as an activity
  • To understand how drama can be used as an activity
  • To understand how horticulture can be used as an activity
  • To understand how to support activities which focus on the senses