Dementia Pathways. For Health & Social Care Professionals

'Tabhair dom do Lamh' Hand Massage Education Programme

Who is the programme suitable for?

 

  • Public Health Nurse

  • Occupational Therapist

  • Homecare Workers

  • Community volunteer

  • Nursing 

  • HCA (Acute)

Brief description

The programme centres on hand massage as a therapeutic intervention.

Topics to include:

  • A presentation outlining the benefits

  • General principles

  • Assessment

  • Skills and evaluation of hand massage

  • Video demonstrating the actual steps of giving a hand massage.

Duration

25 minutes (extra time required for learners to practice their skills)

Mode of delivery

E-learning

Group Face to face workshops facilitated

Where it is available

Nationwide

https://www.ul.ie/nm/tabhair-dom-do-lámh-hand-massage-video

Cost

Free

Contact information

Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Limerick

Email: nm@ul.ie

Tel: 061 202271