Aromatherapy & Care of the Elderly

Description

This course is great for therapists who work or treat the elderly

CPD – 6 points (IFPA) / 5 points (FHT)

Some of the greatest benefits to both patient and carers come from the use of essential oils with the elderly since the quality of life is improved for all concerned. Studies are presented which show definite reductions in the need for medication for sleep disturbances in settings where aromatherapy has been tried.  Treatments for a variety of conditions often associated with old age are given, with particular reference to rheumatology.

Determine which essential oils are best suited to the frail and elderly, and which methods of uses are the most effective in cases of different common ailments. A number of common ailments are discussed in detail and also the treatment plans and applications for each ailment in the light of individuality.

Pre-requisite: Aromatherapy qualification

What Will I Learn?

  • Essential Oils for the Elderly
  • Dosages for the Elderly
  • Skin Conditions
  • Muscular Conditions
  • Respiratory Conditions
  • Skeletal Conditions
  • Senility / Dementia / Memory Loss
  • Digestion & Digestive Treatments
  • Excretory conditions & Treatments

Topics for this course

12 Lessons07h

Aromatherapy & care of the Elderly

Introduction
Essential Oils for the Elderly
Skin Conditions
Muscular Conditions
Respiratory Conditions
Skeletal Conditions
Mental Conditions
Digestive Conditions
Excretory Conditions
Practical Massage Treatments
Aromatherapy & Care of the Elderly Quiz

Aromatherapy & Care of the Elderly: Homework & Assignments

Aromatherapy & Care of the Elderly: Appendix

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