HELP Leader Workshop
HELP (Home Exercise Lifestyle Program) Leader workshop is suitable for carers, volunteers, support workers, family, community workers or anyone who wants skills and knowledge to support and assist older adults to exercise at home.
HELP is based on evidence that regular exercise improves functional capacity, independence, health and well-being and reduces the incidence of falls.
HELP Leaders provide support, motivation and information and are positive role models. People who spend time with older people are ideal HELP Leaders and can make a positive difference to the lives of others.
Up to 10% discount available to members
- Includes 4 hour training workshop, course materials and an exercise booklet.
Who is it for?
HELP workshops are for people who have limited experience with exercise or physical activity. It is designed to teach aged care providers, family members, volunteers, or carers who are interested in promoting physical activity and improving the quality of life in older adults.
HELP® exercises are suitable for everyone - from independent living to high level care.
How do I become a HELP Leader?
Check our training courses calendar or contact us to register your interest.
The workshop conducted by a physical activity specialist experienced in working with older adults.
HELP Leaders learn to teach a series of safe and effective exercises, which are suitable for older people who are living in the community or in residential care facilities. The program also focuses on how to better understand and support positive behaviour change. The HELP resources include a booklet of simple, easy to understand exercises which will improve flexibility, strength, balance and mobility.
Contact us if you are interested in an 'In-house' HELP workshop or a HELP Train the Trainer workshop.
Content of the HELP Workshops includes:
- Aims of HELP
- Benefits of exercise for older people
- Experience the HELP exercises using the HAMP booklet
- Bringing HELP to life - barriers and motivators
- Reducing the incidence/risk of falls in HELP participants
Love the interaction with other like-minded people and hearing their experiences.
Thoroughly enjoyed the past two days. Leaving with a lot more confidence.
Very well run and enjoyable. No pressure. Learned a lot.
Enjoyed the course. Fun, and feel confident to do a class
Great program - engaging, informative, easy to deliver and wonderfully presented.