‘Creative Thoughtfulness’ – Working with the elderly training
6×1 hour lively, interactive sessions to offer unique insight into the challenges of old age.
What's included in this Pledge?
Grow a team of confident communicators with bespoke programmes from Kissing it Better. Working with us will build your team’s confidence and communication skills, and enhance staff sensitivity – not just toward clients, but also towards each other.
These sessions will:
o Enhance staff communication and sensitivity
o Volunteering projects will improve staff motivation and morale
o Raise awareness of the need to support staff who have caring responsibilities at home
Tell me about Kissing It Better
KiB is working to end the isolation of old age by bringing the generations together. Our imaginative healthcare projects make an immediate and lasting difference to the lives of older people. Our teaching and training programmes make our expertise available to everyone.
“The beauty of the Kissing It Better model is that everyone involved benefits – the patients and their carers, the staff, those giving their time, the provider as a whole and the community.” NHS England report.
Our talented team have experience from across healthcare and education, as well as the media and performance industries.
We aim to:
o Connect young people and older people through our intergenerational healthcare projects
o Offer everyone the KiB experience through our training and teaching programmes
o Improve young people’s confidence, communication, skills and self-esteem.
o To help young and old feel valued and valuable
o To enhance healthcare through our simple, imaginative ideas
o To end the isolation and indignities of old age by helping the generations understand each other