Dance and Movement Sessions for Older People (BOK)

Delia Silvester

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This practical handbook will empower carers to run safe, rewarding and health-giving dance and movement sessions with older people, including with those who are frail, wheelchair-bound or living with dementia. The authors describe the many benefits of dance and movement for older people, and address important practical considerations such as carrying out risk assessments, safety issues, adaptations for specific health conditions and disabilities and how to select appropriate props and music. Step-by-step instructions for 20 dances and movements drawn from a wide range of eras, cultures and traditions are then provided. Ranging from Can Can and Charleston to hand jive, morris dancing, sea shanties and traditional hymns with movements, there is something to suit every mood and occasion. This is an essential resource for activities organisers and carers working with older people in care homes and day centres.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Delia Silvester
ISBN 9781849054706
Antall sider 112 Dimensjoner 17,3cm x 25,3cm x 0,9cm
Vekt 294 gram