Certificate in Elderly and Senior Massage

125.00

Date:

  • Theory aspects online at any time.
  • Next Practical course date: July 2021
SKU: course-10 Category:

Description

This course is for qualified practitioners only

The aim of this course is to:
• To review anatomy, physiology and pathologies specifically relating to massage of Seniors and the Elderly.
• To teach the therapist the specific client care and procedures relating to massage of Seniors and the Elderly.
• To teach the therapist to competently and professionally adapt their existing massage techniques to safely deliver Elderly & Senior Massage.
• To enable the therapist to effectively add Sangoma’s signature massage techniques to their massage of Seniors and the Elderly.

The course comprises of the following units:
• Review of the Anatomy & Physiology of Seniors & the Elderly with particular attention to specific anatomical and physiological considerations in the later stages of life.
• Specific pathologies/conditions of Seniors & the Elderly.
• Principles of Practice for Elderly & Senior Massage.
• Practical Demonstration of Elderly & Senior Massage.
• Student practice of Elderly & Senior Massage, specifically relating to anatomical and physiological considerations in the later stages of life.
• After care advice and treatment plans specifically for Seniors & the Elderly.

Assessment:
• Practical assessment by the Tutor throughout the course
• 3 test treatments & reporting
• Evaluation reflection of the training and the overall effectiveness of the therapy