Kathleen Egan-City, President and Executive Director, Millennium Research Institute
"For years, I’ve witnessed the powerful impact of touch and massage in providing comfort, compassion, and improving the quality of life in hospice care. The quality of training offered by Compassionate Touch® is exclusively tailored to meet the unique needs of elders and people in hospice and palliative care."
Level 1 Workshop- Burlington, NJ
Masonic Home of New Jersey
902 Jacksonville Road
Burlington, NJ 08016
ContactCenter for Compassionate Touch LLC
Compassionate Touch® Level 1 Workshop: This 2 1/2 day workshop is for massage therapists or health professionals who wish to serve elders, and the ill or dying person. Training includes: Common conditions and unique needs of elders in long term care; benefits of massage for individuals in care settings; sensitive massage techniques; comfort positioning; safety and precautions; accessing a person in a wheelchair or hospital bed; introduction to massage in care of those with dementia; specialized communication skills and introduction to expanding massage practice into care settings. Compassionate Touch® sessions with elders are a part of this training. Your hands-on experience is deepened as all of our training is held in a long term care facility. Instructor: Melody Meyer
Saturday and Sunday 9am-5:30pm
Cancellation Policy: In the event that you are not able to attend your scheduled event-all tuition payments are transferable to any course up to 1 year from original course date or you may send a substitute. In the event that the workshop is rescheduled, you have the option of transferring your registration to any future workshop or you may request a tuition refund. We will make every effort to notify you of a reschedule 1 week prior to the workshop date.