Massage for the Elderly
Have you ever worked with elderly, frail, or chronically ill clients and wondered if the treatment was appropriate for them?. This course will outline and explain appropriate treatment strategies for working with clients who are elderly, frail, chronically ill, or injured.
With the advancement in science and medicine, we have a growing elderly population and we need to look for effective methods of care to complement the healthcare that traditional medicine can offer.
As a society, our spending on healthcare for the elderly requires a huge budget, so anything that can help reduce the negative effects on our ageing health, is a great benefit to society. Not only is this just in a financial sense, but also we all gain and benefit from having a happier and healthier older generation. Staying mobile is an important part of keeping well and helps prevent both physical and mental welling
This course enables you to bring the benefits of massage to elderly and is suitable for massage therapists and those working in the care industry. It discusses the benefits, contraindications, the ageing process, appropriate techniques, and positioning of clients.
This Course Will Present:
Health & Safety
Anatomy & Physiology
Why we age
The ageing process and how the body changes
Benefits, Contraindications and Considerations for Massage
Routine and how to perform the massage (including modifications of standard massage techniques)
All equipment will be provided on the day.
Accredited with The IPHM
Course duration - 1 Day.
Prices vary, Please contact us to find out more.
This course is open to everyone, no qualifications required.
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