Are you working as part of a care home activities team?

This course will guide you through making improvements to your care home activities

Whether you are completely new to the role of Activity Coordinator or Lifestyle Manager, just moved to a new setting or looking at how to create more meaningful engagement in every day activities, this is a great course for you.  

We will show you how to lead inclusive, evidence based practice changes in your care home environment.

When you have completed this short online course you will know how to

  • plan a meaningful activity to be included in your regular planning
  • include all stakeholders (residents, staff and visitors) in your practice changes
  • collect evidence to show stakeholders what's happening
  • showcase your inclusive practices when it comes to implementing change in your care home.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

  • 2

    Let's get started!

    • Let's Start

    • Teamwork

  • 3


    • How, When & Where?

    • Being Creative

    • Take Stock

  • 4


    • Step by Step

  • 5


    • Past & Present

  • 6

    Next Steps...

    • Afternoon Tea Themes for Spring

    • More resources for you

    • Before you go...

Social proof: testimonials

I loved the course

I loved the course it gave really good ideas and insights in to what you can achieve, particularly for someone who is new to activities. .

It's to the point

Nicole Heitz

Good and clear to the point.

I enjoyed the course

I enjoyed the course - I love what BCK do and the activities are excellent.

Good and to the point

Kimberley Lyman

The course was very interesting and a great thing for people just starting out in activities

Productive course

Productive course. The course was interesting.

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.

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