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RECOOP wins Innovation Wessex funding to develop Transition Resettlement Training for the community

Tuesday, September 25th 2018

RECOOP is pleased to announce that it has recently won some funding from Innovation Wessex to develop our older ‘Transition’ Resettlement course for community delivery. The team plan to adapt and trial the programme in a number of National Probation Service Approved Premises’ in the Autumn across the South West.

We are thrilled to be able to reach those residing in these settings with this supportive course and hope to mould it to meet their specific needs to reduce the fear and anxiety of forging new community links and relationships for these individuals.

‘Transition’ is an affordable short programme, delivered at a pace that lends itself to the learning and engagement style of older people. There is little ‘lectern–type’ delivery with resources and delivery conducive with those older individuals that might be experiencing cognitive decline and appreciate a slower pace, together with resources having a larger font print.

The programme includes sessions on planning for retirement, independent living skills, technology, building new community networks of support, volunteering, benefits, pensions, health, well-being and disclosure. We also provide an action plan / toolkit for managing the triggers for re-offending post release. A variety of activities, including independent, pairs and group-work, as well as interactive drama and out of class methods, are used to aid the differing learning styles. The programme continues to evolve based on learning feedback. New modules recently added to fill new emerging gaps include, online shopping and bereavement & loss.

 

 

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