Aromatherapy for the Elderly Course (EL1)
Do you have elderly people within your Client-base?
Are you confident that you can address the concerns of this group of people with under-standing and empathy?
Do you know how to adjust your massage to take account of possible frailties and conditions associated with growing old?
This 1-day Certificated Course is designed for the Aromatherapists who work with, or who wish to work with the Elderly. The day provides a combination of practical and theoretical work and addresses all aspects of the needs of the elderly.
For qualified Aromatherapists.
This Course is also available as distance-learning.
Studies commence at 10.00 a.m. and finish at 5.00 p.m.
Topics addressed during the course include:
- Safety Precautions & Contra-indications: using Essential Oils within an environment of the Elderly
- Creating a Supportive Environment
- The Immune System, Hormones & Ageing indicators
- Ulcer and Wound Management
- Effects of Drugs on the Elderly
- Recipes for Common Ailments
- Hand, Head & Foot Reflex massage
- Fragrance Testing: of most useful essential oils
- The Importance of Touch
- Emotional Connections
Many Associations accept our courses for CPD including the IFPA (6 Category A Points).
Please note: This Course is a Post-graduate qualification course, during which the student is assessed for competence.
Certificate of Qualification awarded to successfully completing Students
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"I really enjoyed the day. The Tutor had very good 'people' skills."
"A very good course, well presented, good pace and full of useful information."
"A very friendly atmosphere was created from the start."
"I look forward to attending further post-graduate days."