Care of the Elderly and Aromatherapy
A course to 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.
Some of the greatest benefits to both patient and carers come from the use of essential oils with the elderly, since 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.
- 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 – Aromatherapy qualification