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A Carer’s Journey – Learning how to self-massage using essential oils

September 18, 2023 @ 3:00 pm October 16, 2023 @ 3:00 pm

This course will be delivered Online using Zoom.

Who is this course for?
Any unpaid carer who is looking after someone with a long-term illness, special need or impairment is invited to join this online course.

What the course will cover:
The programme will introduce the health benefits of some essential oils (e.g., lavender, peppermint, tea tree, lemon), please bring your favourite essential oils. You will also need massage oil or cream; this can be baby oil or prescribed moisturizing cream (Sebamed, double base gel). 

The content of this course includes:

• Ear reflexology
• Hand massage
• Shoulder massage
• Head massage
• Arm stretch and massage
• Pressure point on the back

Course Outcomes
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
• identify how to safely use essential oils at home;
• demonstrate how to give a simple self-massage;
• recognise the potential health benefits of a simple self-massage.