Aromatherapy & Care of the Elderly: E-Learning

About Course

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

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

Some of the greatest benefits to both patients 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 that 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 use are the most effective in cases of different common ailments. A number of common ailments are discussed in detail and the treatment plans and applications for each ailment in the light of individuality.

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

Pre-requisite

  • An Aromatherapy qualification

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Course Content

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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