​​​​​Palliative Care Massage Training

Often, touching brings the greatest comfort and is ultimately the healing needed for both the care giver
 and care receiver
.

Jan Selliken Bernard
& Miriam Schneider
“The True Work of Dying

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Venue: Eastern Palliative Care

             Level 1, Building 2

             630 Mitcham Road

             Mitcham    Victoria
Cost: $150

COURSE DATES:


2020
​Due to the Coronavirus this course  is on hold 

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.  


Course Requirements: ​

No prior massage experience necessary.


Morning & afternoon tea will be provided.


Dress for comfort with additional layers if you feel the cold.