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DEVELOP YOUR CREATIVITY AT WORK: ENGAGING WITH ELDERS - Melbourne

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Malthouse Theatre

113 Sturt Street

Southbank, Vic 3006

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Use Imaginative play to connect with elders. Learn how to stimulate interesting ideas and problem-solve different situations, for incursions and excursions with elders of varying personalities and abilities. This workshop is based on the Arts Health Institute's award-winning Play Up program with a specific emphasis on working with people living with dementia.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn collaborative creative skills and improvisation techniques
  • Understand how to relate to people with varying abilities and personalities and have fun at work
  • Learn how to manage people’s anxieties, to 'read the room' and practice emotional intellienge.

Eligible students:
Health care workers, AINs, personal carers, lifestyle officer, managers who want to increase playfulness and fun at work.

Course facilitators:

Kate Sherman

Kate Sherman is a multi disciplinary performer, performance maker, educator and facilitator with a practice in movement. In 2015 she completed a Graduate Certificate in Arts and Community Engagement at VCA with the Centre for Cultural Partnerships. She has most recently Co Collaborated on a show entitled Genius for the Festival of Live Art (FOLA) with Neurodiverse performers. Kate Graduated from NIDA in 2005. Kate is a “Play Up” artist with the Arts Health Institute, working in aged care facilities around Sydney.

Trudi Ross

Trudi Ross is a classically trained actor at the Academy Drama School London with experience that includes Cambridge Shakespeare Festival-UK, Shakespeare by the Sea - Sydney and other plays , Charlie’s Farm (2015) and BOAR feature films (due release 2017), commercial and corporate gigs, regular stand up in Sydney and one woman show in Sydney Festival, Weekly Comedy Trivia host and currently in stage show Rock’n’Soul touring Sydney Clubs. Trudi is a “Play Up” artist with the Arts Health Institute, working in aged care facilities around Sydney.


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