Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • A4 October Calendar Blank 2020

    • October Dates 2020 - UPDATED [22.07.20]

    • Useful websites for October - updated 14.10.19

  • 2

    Autumn

    • Autumn themed activities

    • Playlist of songs for Autumn - updated 13th September 2019

    • WORD COUPLETS cold-warm - EASY

    • WORD COUPLETS cold-warm

    • WORD COUPLETS cold-warm

    • Food First Activities

  • 3

    The Big Draw Month

    • Get involved

    • ***NEW*** Still Life Drawing Classes

  • 4

    Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    • ***NEW*** Raise Awareness - Raise Funds

  • 5

    British Food Fortnight

    • Traditional British Foods

    • Celebrate with a Fish & Chip Supper

    • A4 Fish & Chips Supper Posters

    • Afternoon Tea

    • Afternoon Tea Posters

    • How to plan A Very British Afternoon Tea

  • 6

    Seed Gathering Season

    • ***NEW*** Therapeutic Sessions

    • ***NEW*** Reminiscence

  • 7

    International Babywearing Week

    • Discussion

    • Reminiscence - introducing doll therapy

  • 8

    Seafood Week

    • Seafood Recipes

  • 9

    Back Care Awareness Week

    • Moving and Handling Certificate

    • Top-10-tips-for-a-healthy-back

  • 10

    Libraries Week

    • ***NEW*** Create your own

  • 12

    UK Sausage Week

    • Food First Activities

    • UK Sausages

    • Conversations Matter ***NEW***

  • 13

    National Poetry Day

    • Sharing Poetry

  • 14

    World Smile Day

    • Don't forget to smile!

    • Smiling is infectious

    • Miles of Smiles

  • 15

    World Teachers' Day

    • Conversations

  • 16

    Mad Hatter Day

    • Family Film Show

    • Mad Hatter's Tea Party

    • Mad Hatter's Tea Party - Poster

    • Storytelling and discussion

    • About Me

  • 17

    World Post Day

    • ***NEW*** Celebrate

  • 18

    Luciano Pavarotti

    • Conversation Starters

  • 19

    Dessert Day ***NEW***

    • Celebrate the day

    • Conversation Starters

  • 20

    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - short story published

    • Sherlock Holmes - Something's Missing Game

  • 21

    International Gin & Tonic Day

    • Celebrate the day

    • Conversations Matter

    • Reminiscence

  • 22

    Apple Day ***NEW***

    • Celebrating Apple Day

    • Missing Letters Game - Apples

    • An Apple a day Keeps the Doctor away

    • Landscape An Apple a day Keeps the Doctor away

  • 23

    Trafalgar Day

    • Games

    • History

  • 24

    National Nut Day

    • Food First Activities

    • Activities of Daily Living

  • 25

    Northamptonshire Day

    • St Crispin's Day

    • Reminiscence

    • Film Club

    • Conversations Matter ***NEW***

    • Colour, puzzle, reminisce ***NEW***

  • 26

    Robert Hardy

    • Robert Hardy ***NEW***

    • Conversations Matter

  • 27

    Halloween

    • Preparing for Halloween

    • Family Fun

    • Pumpkins

    • Which item doesn't belong here_ ***New***

    • Cute Halloween Poster

    • Happy Halloween - colouring pages

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.