Basic Training

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This training session is intended for all those taking part in worship services in Residential Care Homes. The session is designed to last about two and a half hours, with a short break for tea/coffee. The tutor should have some experience of the Home environment, and a basic knowledge of the legislation for the protection of residents. The programme includes:

  • Introductions
  • Explanation of the Programme
  • Information re Homes and Residents –
    • Types of Homes
    • Types and degrees of disability.
    • See each resident as an individual
    • Matching worship to residents' abilities.
  • Watch Teaching Videos
    • Whole Person Care
    • Never too old
    • Discussion of topics such as coming to faith in later years, death, etc.
  • Practical Points – code of conduct, etc.
  • Planning a Service
    • Creating a team – necessary components
    • Contents of a worship service
    • Visual Aids, and use of drama


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