Course Description

Age UK Devon offers a comprehensive Seated Vitality Training Package for staff, volunteers and individuals who wish to engage with and support groups of people, or individuals, with compromised mobility to engage in chair based exercises.

Aims and Objectives

The aims of the Seated Vitality training course are listed below:

  • To understand the physical and psychological benefits of a Seated Vitality session for your client group
  • To plan a Seated Vitality session, including a health and safety risk assessments and client assessment To enhance communication skills with clients including those with physical, cognitive and sensory impairment
  • To understand the benefits of and effectively use record keeping and session evaluation
  • To become competent in facilitating a wide range of Seated Vitality exercises including the teaching of:
    • warm up, cool down, mobility, stretching and resistance exercises
    • Thera band exercises – to meet the needs of people with physical, sensory and cognitive impairment by enhancing core body through strengthening muscles
    • Pelvic floor exercises – to assist with continence concerns
    • Sit to stand progressive exercises - to aid strength, balance, mobility, and confidence of clients
    • Postural balance exercises – to build strength and balance
    • Interactive knowledge quiz – to confirm knowledge and confidence

At the end of this course the participant will have a comprehensive understanding of all of the benefits of Seated Vitality and be confident to plan and deliver chair based exercises within a group session or on an individual basis.

About Your Tutor

Trish Warren, Active in Later Life Manager and Qualified Trainer

Trish is a qualified Fitness Instructor, ASA swimming coach and accredited Trainer (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector) and has worked for Age UK Devon for since 2008. Trish has delivered many training courses throughout Devon, including workshops and presentations in a comprehensive range of subjects.

With a vast amount of experience in the delivery of training, Trish is able to provide interactive and engaging training to suit different learning styles.

Special Requirements

Please let Support Services know if there is anything that would affect your learning and if there is anything we can do to enable you to fully participate in our courses and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Call Support Services on 01392 248919 or email [email protected] 

Cancellation Policy

In the event that this course does not reach the minimum required number to proceed we will contact you and offer a credit against the next available course, the option to book an alternative course or a refund.

By proceeding with this booking you are agreeing to this cancellation policy.

Two Ways To Book

1. PAY ONLINE BY DEBIT or CREDIT CARD

i) Complete the booking form and email it to [email protected] Download your booking form here 

ii) Book and pay for your course by selecting your ticket(s) below and following the online booking process.

2. PAY BY INVOICE

i) Complete the booking form and email it to [email protected] Download the booking form here 

ii) Your order will be acknowledged and your place will be confirmed once payment has been received. 

For any enquiries regarding booking and payment please contact our Training Administrator on 01392 248919 

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