UODP082 Daily Activities for the Elderly

Faculty of Public Policies in Opava
Winter 2018
Extent and Intensity
0/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
PhDr. Zdeňka Římovská, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Zdeňka Římovská, Ph.D.
Institute of Paramedical Health Studies – Faculty of Public Policies in Opava
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course contents consist in nurse's knowledge and skills important for understanding of significance of clients'/patients' free time. It is focused mainly on senior citizens, but it also provides information on other age categories, children included. It provides exercises with music, which are appropriate for both seniors and people suffering from mental retardation. It also points at new possibilities of free time using by seniors and handicapped people. Learning outcomes: Professional knowledge: The students are able to explain terms of free time activities. They can explain significance of free time activities for specific age categories and handicaps, above all for senior citizens. Professional skills: Based on their knowledge, the students are able to assess adequacy of the specific activity for the specific client/patient or group. General ability: The students are able to take an independent decision and to choose the right type of a free-time activity for seniors or handicapped people responsibly. Competence: The students shall enhance their acquired abilities of proposing the appropriate activity, both theoretically and practically.
  • 1. Free time, definitions, terminology.
    2. Significance of free time for humans.
    3. Free time of elderly people.
    4. Free time of other age categories.
    5. Exercises for seniors with music sitting or on a wheelchair.
    6. Exercises focused on development of precise movements 1.
    7. Exercises focused on development of precise movements 2.
    8. Development of seniors' cognitive functions.
    9. Specific activities focused on development of cognitive functions.
    required literature
  • KLUSOŇOVÁ, E. Ergoterapie v praxi. Brno: Národní centrum ošetřovatelství a nelékařs. ISBN 978-80-7013-535-8. 2011. info
  • KLEVETOVÁ, D., DLABALOVÁ, I. Motivační prvky při práci se seniory. Praha: Grada Publishing. ISBN 978-80-247-2169-9. 2008. info
  • DYLEVSKÝ, I. Kineziologie. Praha: Alberta. ISBN 80-85792-08-7. 1994. info
  • PFEIFFER, J. Ergoterapie II. Brno: IDV SZP. ISBN 80-7013-020-2. 1989. info
    recommended literature
  • DŰSSELDORFEROVÁ, E. Velká kniha pro malé mistry. Bratislava: Eeromedia Group-Ikar. ISBN 80-7202-699-2. 2000. info
  • KOCIÁNOVÁ, L., NOVÁKOVÁ, J. Nápady pro celý rok. Praha: Dita. ISBN 80-85926-21-0. 1998. info
  • CIKÁNOVÁ, K. Malujte si s námi. Praha: Aventinum. ISBN 80-85277-84-0. 1996. info
  • KOCIÁNOVÁ, L., BENEDIKTOVÁ, S. Nápady pro podzim a zimu. Praha: Dita. ISBN 80-85926-10-5. 1996. info
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: Seminář 9 HOD/SEM.
Teacher's information
Attendance in a minimum of 80 per cent of seminars is required for completion. Students who could not attend a number of lessons for serious reasons will be assigned extra tasks.
Presentation of a selected topic in a seminar practical session.
A plea for a seminar essay and its analysis.
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2014, Winter 2015, Winter 2016, Winter 2017.
  • Enrolment Statistics (recent)
  • Permalink: https://is.slu.cz/course/fvp/winter2018/UODP082