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Venue: Eastern Palliative Care
Level 1, Building 2
630 Mitcham Road
Saturday, 22nd June 2019 Course Code VC020619
Saturday, 24th August 2019 Course Code VC030819
Palliative Care Massage Training
Massage Training for Health Professionals, Carers and Volunteers
9.30am - 4.30pm
"When the patient is terminally ill, massage and touch therapy have shown to be an enrichment of their quality of life."
Are you working with clients who are living with a terminal/chronic illness, clients in oncology, palliative and/or aged care? Would you like to learn how to safely provide massage therapy?
- Then this workshop is for YOU!!
This workshop includes:
The importance and significance of touch.
An understanding of the therapeutic benefits of Massage.
How carers can incorporate "therapeutic" touch within their role.
Skills to safely provide a non-demanding hand & foot massage.
This workshop was developed by and is facilitated by Gillian Jackson.
Gillian has conducted this workshop for volunteers at MND Victoria, Melbourne City Mission Palliative Care and Banksia Palliative Care.
No prior massage experience necessary.
Refreshments for tea breaks and lunch will be provided.
Dress for comfort with additional layers if you feel the cold.