Activities & Exercise

This comprehensive training resource highlights the importance of activities and exercise to general wellbeing.

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About the course

Everyone has different capabilities, needs, likes and dislikes. It’s important that you understand how to identify these and use them to help inform your choice of activities and exercise for those in your care. This maximises the benefits and, most importantly, provides a positive, person-centred approach.

Who is this course for?

A ‘must have’ for induction, refresher, management and vocational training.

What does the course cover?

  • The benefits of an active lifestyle
  • Reasons for not exercising
  • Signs that someone is unfit
  • Increasing activity levels
  • Activities co-ordinator
  • Activities assessment
  • Medical conditions & exercise
  • Types of exercise
  • Aerobic exercise
  • Isometric exercise
  • Isotonic exercise
  • Cardiovascular exercise
  • Stretching exercises
  • Strength exercises
  • Weight training
  • Balance training
  • Considerations when planning
  • Equipment
  • Pain when exercising
  • Warming up & cooling down
  • Walking & running
  • Cycling
  • Yoga & pilates
  • Swimming & water aerobics
  • Range of Motion exercises
  • Chair exercises
  • Games
  • Encouraging exercise
  • Benefits of regular exercise
  • Purpose of activities
  • Types of activities
  • Themes for activities
  • Benefits of activities
  • Sensory rooms
  • Reminiscence
  • Pets as Therapy
  • Reviewing activities
Download the syllabus (PDF)

How is the course assessed?

After each module you will be asked a set of multiple-choice questions. The answers are marked automatically so you instantly know your score.

Every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course as evidence for your records.

From only
£1.49* Buy credits *Excludes VAT. Based on bulk credit pricing
  • CPD Accredited and Skills for Care Endorsed
  • Free certification
  • Standards compliant
  • Access course on desktop and mobile, from work or home
  • No time limits, work at your own pace
  • Monitor and track staff progress

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