Understanding Bariatric Movement and Exercise

Gain an understanding of bariatric exercise to plan and deliver programmes for obese residents.

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This course has been designed to ensure bariatric care residents health and wellbeing is improved and maintained where ever possible in a safe, effective and consistent way.

All care workers at some point in their career will work with bariatric clients, so it is important they have the skills and knowledge to safely deliver activity sessions to those who are obese.

This course covers:

  • What obesity is and its impact on the individual
  • Bariatric Residents within Care Settings
  • The Benefits of Exercise
  • How to Motivate Bariatric Clients
  • Health and Safety for Activity Sessions
  • How to Deliver Daily Activities
  • The Role of Occupational Therapists for Bariatric Residents
  • Types of Training Suitable for Bariatric Residents
  • The Importance of Sleep for Bariatric Residents

Throughout this course you will have a tutor assigned to you to support your learning, and upon completion of the course you will receive a certificate.

Once you sign up you will have 6 months to complete your course.

If you have any questions about this course please email: [email protected]

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Course Curriculum

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  Bariatric Residents
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  The Benefits of Exercise
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  Occupational Therapy and Bariatric Care
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  Extra Support: Level 2 Seated Dance & Exercise Leader Course
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When does the course start and finish?
The course starts once you enrol and you have 6 months to complete the course! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

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