Massage for Dementia
In this type of massage, the techniques that are used are simpler than in other massage therapy environments.
A hand massage, back massage or simply holding a person has the power to elicit positive, life-affirming feelings and responses, Simple touching of hands is so familiar, hand massage may be gladly accepted by elders in long-term care. People suffering from dementia don’t lose the capacity for human emotion or recognition of a caring touch.
There are several benefits massage therapy offers people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, including increased body awareness and alertness, as well as a reduction in the feelings of confusion and anxiety. and can help calm agitation.
Massage therapy can also help ease the effects of isolation, loneliness, and boredom while encouraging feelings of worthiness and well-being.
Late studies indicate that the use of calming music and massage is effective in managing some of the challenging behavior exhibited by elders living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.
Massage sessions range from 30 minutes to an hour. The client does not need to undress.
Treatment includes - pure essential oils, pre-blended aromatherapy oils, organic and professional health care products
Targeted body part - focuses on a specific area (back, head, hands, feet, face) or full body
Price 30 min £25.00
60 min £40.00
6 x session paid in advance - 5% off
10 x session paid in advance - 10% off
Total contra-indications: Thrombosis, blood clot, recent heart attack, angina attack, embolism, T.I.A, severe osteoporosis, contagious skin diseases, history of blood clots, certain cancer, during cancer treatment,
The initial consultation is FREE prior to the first appointment.
This may involve family, carers, professionals to obtain an accurate picture of the person.
Medical consent may be required.
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