Course Overview

This one day course is intended for employees within the Alzheimer and Dementia care sector.

The aim is to develop existing skills and add new practical techniques to relax individuals or groups with Alzheimer’s or Dementia by providing relaxation therapies to help reduce agitation and possible upset.

The body’s senses of smell and touch are stimulated with the focus on the safe use of essential oils and hand massage. These techniques are combined or used in isolation with visualisation, shared experiences and breathing exercises to relax the mind and help create a calming environment.

On completion the course participants will be able to transfer the skills learned to their workplace as another method of creating a richer experience for the individuals they care for.

These techniques have previously been used within an Alzheimer and Dementia day centre to great effect. Over a two year period there has been very positive feedback from the staff, the individuals visiting the centre and their friends and family.

Programme Information

Duration: 1 day

Price: £65 per person or £695 for a group maximum 12 delegates

For further information on this course and its start dates contact or call 0141 581 2121

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