Life History Game (1st New edition)
By: Robin Dynes (author)Mixed Media
1 - 2 weeks availability
This multi-purpose board game has been designed to aid reminiscing, individuals getting to know each, facilitating the sharing of experiences and for people writing their life histories. It can be played by 2-8 people, independently or supported by staff. The cards can also be used on their own or as an additional tool to the book "Writing Life Histories" (see below) to inspire people writing their life stories. Benefits from using it include: helping to preserve memory; maintaining a sense of identity; integrating the past and present; assisting with reminiscing and the life review process; promoting a sense of pride that people have done their best in life; providing opportunities for socialising and making friends; promoting understanding of behaviour and outlook on life; sharing life accomplishments that promote respect; providing references for conversations with cognitively impaired individuals. This non-competitive, fun activity will become a well used tool to benefit both residents and staff in day centres, residential homes, hospitals, activity clubs, or people being card for at home and their carers.
Robin Dynes is the Social Inclusion Officer for Skills & Learning in his local authority. His main role has been to develop an innovative outreach curriculum that is accessible and meets the needs of people with disabilities, older people and others who are vulnerable. The aim is to ensure that people with disabilities have equal opportunity and an active and fulfilling role within the community. To do this he has formed partnerships with day centres, residential homes, social work teams, primary care, special schools, employment agencies, probation, elderly clubs, churches and other providers of services within the borough. The partnerships work together to support the health and wellbeing of the community. He also advises and contributes to the disability awareness and qualification training programmes for adult learning staff and tutors and other agencies involved. In the past Robin has managed a mental health day centre, worked in a multi-purpose day centre, a number of psychiatric hospitals and is a trainer and counsellor and author of over 16 titles.
Game board, 8 playing pieces, 200 cards, 2-minute timer, 2 dice + instructions Boxed ISBN 978-0-86388-936-3 ORDER CODE D11-003-5812 GBP47.25 + VAT
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- ID: 9780863889363
1st New edition
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