Volume 2 of Caregiver Activity Lesson Plan Series provides caregivers of all types an outline for activities the individual they care for will engage in. With step-by-step instructions and easy to use templates, these Lesson Plans are invaluable tools.
Throw away any pre-conceived notions you have on how something should be done as your only goal should be to successfully and positively engage the one you care for. There is no right or wrong way when it comes to activities. There is only what works for you and your loved one.
This book was written with the assistance of the professionals at the National Association of Activity Professionals which has been at the forefront of Quality of life issues for seniors since 1982. This book contains 40 Caregiver Activity Lesson Plans and multiple templates to use for various verbal games and activities from categories such as:
A-to-Z Charts and Games
With decades of combines expereince, we have put together a simple tool to help every caregiver with ideas on how to engage the one the care for. These activities can be used with for the following:
1. Activities for Alzheimer's 2. Activities for Lewy Body Dementia 3. Activities for Frontal Lobe Dementia 4. Activities for Vascular Dementia 5. Activities for Parkinson's 6. Activities for Traumatic Brain Injury 7. Activities for Huntington's Disease 8. Activities for Stroke
Each Lesson plan - whether used for Activities of Daily Living or Leisure Activities - are meant as general guidelines and suggestions and do not guarantee success. Every person has his or her own unique physical/cognitive abilities and needs. The Lesson Plan should be ever-changing. It is meant to be written on and to note the changes you may have made from the original plan so that the next person working with the participant can follow your modifications with the goal of recreating positive experiences. Each Lesson Plan includes:
Objectives: To provide meaningful, purposeful activities that will engage participants
Materials: Suggested materials/resources to use with this program
Activity Outline: Step-by-step instructions to complete the program
Please enjoy the activities offered and enjoy the benefits of engaging your loved one.