Massage for Dementia

Open to therapists, relatives and friends of dementia patients. Massage for Dementia is one-day workshop which has been developed to combine your expertise and experience; blending it with specialist skills to give you the confidence to springboard with competence into a rewarding field. We cover progressive approaches which will enable you to empower someone living with dementia to feel comfortable about receiving nurturing touch massage.

Massaging vulnerable people can be a tricky road to navigate. This course is designed to make that easier; it will equip you with a map, satnav and compass to help you traverse the road a little more smoothly.

‘How to massage people with dementia’ is a course which aims to give you a better underpinning understanding of dementia, the law and how it affects you and your clients. It explores permission and touch, equipping you with more tools in your navigational bag to understand the drivers behind unmet needs and how you can help fulfil them through nurturing touch techniques. We cover top tips on communicating with cognitively impaired people and discuss the impact of this disease and how we can be enablers.

We pool the benefits of massage for dementia with our client in mind, so you have a basis on which to sell your service.

We also explore the impact dementia can have on the brain and in turn people’s lives, so be prepared to have empathy buttons pressed and have beliefs challenged.

This is a fresh, engaging, profound and fun course which is jam-packed with some amazing tools you can take away and use immediately.

Massage for dementia is a truly empowering one day course.

You may also be interested in Special Needs Massage.

Next Courses: 23rd November 2018

Course duration: 1 day 9:30-5:30

Course Fee: £150 to be paid in full when booking

Pre-requisite: Open to all. Qualified massage therapists will receive a different certificate to carers and relatives.

Sadly we cannot refund your course fee. If a minimum of 4 weeks notice is given, your fee can be transferred to another course. Your fee will confirm your place on the course and your commitment to training. In the unusual event that you do not wish to complete the course the full balance of course fees is still payable.

Tutor: Nicolle Mitchell