Course curriculum

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    Let's get started!

    • Start with what you have

    • What does your typical day look like?

    • What does your typical week look like?

    • June 2020 Calendar blank

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    • Getting organised

    • June Dates 2020 Summer - pdf updated 10.06.2020

    • Useful websites for June

    • Birthdays & Anniversaries

    • June Birthdays

    • Wellbeing & Mindfulness - *NEW*

    • Mindfulness & Gratitude Board Images

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    Well Dressing

    • Well Dressing in Derbyshire

    • Arts & Crafts

    • Reminiscence

    • Wishing Well

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    National Smile Month

    • Help raise awareness of Oral Health

    • Conversation Starters

    • Poetry

    • Smiling is Infectious - Poem download

    • Emoji blanks - download

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    British Tomato Fortnight

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    Volunteers Week

    • Celebrate with your volunteers 

    • Volunteering Activities

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    National Growing for Wellbeing Week

    • Herb Garden

    • Create an INDOOR GREENHOUSE

    • What can you do with tomatoes?

    • Getting busy outside

    • Planting which gives extra value

    • Let's sing about flowers

    • Set up a Gardening Club

    • Join our Garden Club Poster

    • Conservation Project

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    • Conversation Starters ***NEW***

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    British Flowers Week

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    National BBQ Week

    • Celebrate with the humble beef burger

    • Hold a Barbecue to raise funds and socialise.

    • BBQ Bash Poster

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    BNF Healthy Eating Week

    • The Classic Fruit Bowl

    • Promote hydration as an activity

    • Thirsty Thursdays

    • Fruity Fridays

    • BNF Healthy Eating Week - Poster

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    Carers Week

    • Saying Thank You

    • Carers Week Poster

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    National Picnic Week

    • Picnic Time

    • Crafts ***NEW***

    • Red Gingham Table Mats

    • Green Gingham Table Mats

    • Yellow Gingham Table Mats

    • Blue Gingham Table Mats

    • Heart Gingham Table Mats

    • Gingham to colour Table Mats

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    Bike Week ***NEW***

    • Cycling for health

    • Bicycle to colour

    • Conversation Starters

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    Local History Day

    • Find out about your local History Resources

    • Reminiscence - Pubs

    • Shops - Fundraising opportunity

    • Gentlemen Outfitters and Ladies Fashion

    • Local Market

    • Local Parks

    • Local Factories

    • Local Hairdressers

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    D Day

    • About D Day 2019

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    National Fish & Chip Day

    • Food First Activity

    • Celebrate with a Fish & Chip Supper

    • Make a fishing game with residents

    • ​Memory Box Fishing Theme

    • Card Game

    • On-line Fishing Games

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    Wear Purple for JIA

    • Why Wear Purple for JIA?

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    Royal Birthdays

    • About Her Royal Highness The Queen's Birthday

    • Queen Elizabeth II birthday word search

    • Queen Elizabeth II birthday word search solution

    • Television Coverage

    • Related Activities

    • Let's Celebrate...

    • His Royal Highness Prince Philip's birthday

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    National Best Friends Day

    • Celebrating Friendship

    • Reminiscence

    • Penpals

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    World Wide Knit in Public Day

    • Take Part

    • Start a club

    • Quick Quiz

    • Wool Crafts

    • Make Wool Hanging

    • Conversation Starters ***New***

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    Cupcake Day : Alzheimer's Society **NEW**

    • Conversation Starters

    • Cooking Together

    • Raising Funds

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    Father's Day

    • Celebrate Together

    • On Father's Day poster

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    World Music Day

    • Music Genres

    • Reminiscence

    • Karaoke

    • Share your Talents

    • Music Quiz

    • Music Quiz - Answer sheet

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    Sewing Machine Day

    • How to celebrate

    • Reminiscence

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    Tony Hatch ***NEW***

    • Tony Hatch - Conversation Starters

    • Conversation Starters

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    Next Steps...

    • Before you go...

What people say about Bright Copper Kettles CIC

  • Musical Moments

    @BCKuk is a must for any care activity coordinator out there.

  • Shedfield Lodge

    We would recommend @BCKuk to any care home/activity coordinator if you're scratching your head for ideas/inspiration or if, like us, you just want to add to what you are already doing.

  • Myography UK

    Bright Copper Kettles - fantastic information for care activity coordinators...

  • Lady Tracey Cole

    Great for activity ideas and planning events all year.. Highly recommended.

  • Emma Swales

    What a great support for activity supporters and instructors thank you

Course Instructor

Founder of Bright Copper Kettles CIC

Caroline J Benham

Caroline has past experience as an activity coordinator in both the corporate world and in the private care home sector. She is a qualified dementia care trainer and has enjoyed delivering related care home training courses to a wide variety of customers.