Montessori … but isn’t that for children?
Guest Lecture – 15 November 2017
Elizabeth Oliver, Senior Occupational Therapist, and
Katarina Zubonja, Occupational Therapist
Italian physician Maria Montessori was a pioneer of theories in early childhood education which are still implemented in Montessori schools all over the globe. Almost 100 years later, Montessori principles are now being implemented with older adults, particularly those living with dementia.
- Asset Type Guest Lecture, Video
- Learning Pathway Discovery
- Topic Areas Dementia (general), Responsive Behaviours, Person-Centred Care
- Target Audience Residential Aged Care, In Home or Community-Based Care, Respite Care, Transition Care
- Target Occupations Nursing, Allied Health & Care Support, Services
- Target Populations Anyone with Dementia
- Knowledge Translation Thinking
- Provide an overview of the key Montessori principles
- Demonstrate the way the principles have been translated from classroom to residential care at Catholic Homes
- Present case studies that illustrate the way prepared environment, activities, roles and routines can enrich the lives of the residents.
This one hour presentation may contribute to your Continuing Professional Development (CPD)