This course has been developed both for existing Help Points, and those interested in setting one up.  Participants will learn more about Playlist for Life, so they can further support the people in their area to use personal music. 

Edinburgh, Wednesday 30th October 2019

Time: 10.30am-4.00pm (registration and tea/coffee from 10.15am)

Location: Festival Theatre, 13-29 Nicolson St, Edinburgh, EH8 9FT

Who should attend?

Existing Help Point volunteers who want to develop their skills and knowledge, so they can provide better support and activities in their area. Places are also available for organisations interested in becoming a Help Point. To become a Help Point your organisation must meet certain criteria. To find out if your organisation would make a good Help Point visit our page on Setting Up a Help Point.

* Note for Health Care Establishments: Care homes and hospital wards can attend Help Point training if they meet the basic criteria for setting up a Help Point. To discuss whether your care organisation is eligible to attend Help Point training please contact the Playlist for Life team at [email protected] or 0141 404 0683 before booking. Please also see our training page for further opportunities for care establishments.

What will I learn?

By the end of the day’s course participants will:

  • Have learned and practised ‘Music Detective’ skills to find the right music for an individual
  • Explore different ways of playing the music
  • Have started to think about potential links with care homes and volunteers

If you are unable to attend this course, please contact us at [email protected] to register your interest and let us know your location so that we can take this into consideration when planning future dates.

Feedback from previous course attendees

“[We] took away a lot of useful information and built up our confidence in what we might be able to do at our Help Point. There were a great many useful ideas exchanged over the day so it was very worthwhile…we are very thankful for all the support you have provided.”

“We went back to Dunoon inspired and motivated to be a great Help Point and spread the word in Argyll and Bute.”

Cost

The course is free to attend so we are only able to offer 2 places per Help Point. This is on a first come, first served basis. If further places become available, we will let you know.

Refreshments will be provided on the day.

Registration for this course can only be made online.* 

Registration closes on Friday 25th October 2019. 

*You may be asked to register your details a second time on the final page. This is for data protection purposes only.

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