How to Massage People who have Dementia

Course Category:
25th November 2017
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Course Provider
LMC Training
Course Duration
1 day
Course Hours
9am - 5pm
Course Requirements
none, although if you wish to practice as a qualified, insured therapist, the correct qualifications are required in accordance with the FHT & CThA.
Course Tutor
Nicolle Mitchell
You will need to bring
paper, pen, 2 towels, 1 pillow
Course Description

How to Massage People who have Dementia is a profound, empowering one day course that will equip you with approaches & skills to fly competently into this rewarding field. On the day we explore the definition of dementia & how it impacts on the brain & therefore your approach. We mix academics & practical workshops to discuss the impact of the law & ethics on permission & touch. We glean the groups ideas on the benefits of massage specifically for people living with dementia, so you can confidently sell your expertise in your literature,  correspondence, at presentations & face to face. We play with a repertoire of massage moves that you can integrate into your existing skill bank ... or for those who are not qualified body work therapists, you too are most welcome. Nurses have boosted their communication skills through touch & have been able to reassure patients who live with dementia. Loved ones have found ways to connect when words no longer work so well. If you wish to make a difference to those who need touch so much but are least likely to ask, How to Massage People who have Dementia will change your practice & provide you the springboard to confidently fly into a life changing field.

Course Accreditation/Awarding Organisation
  • CTha (Complementary Therapist Association)
  • FHT (Federation of Holistic Therapists)

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