Comfort Touch: Massage for the Elderly and the Ill
Comfort Touch: Massage for the Elderly and the Ill is a textbook designed to inform the caregiver who is interested in bringing the benefits of touch to a broad range of people in need. It will give the reader the confidence to practice massage in a variety of settings, including hospices, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and home care. The practitioner can learn tec...more
Paperback, 148 pages
Published January 12th 2009 by LWW
(first published 2009)
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Comfort Touch, Massage for the Elderly and the Ill by Mary Kathleen Rose is written for Massage Therapists and caregivers. This is a helpful text, full of basic massage protocols presented to provide the best treatments for the elderly or infirm (which applies to all of us as who hasn't had an illness of injury in their life?). It also suggests self-care for the caregiver. Each chapter includes recommendations of books, websites and dvds for further learning on each topics. I recommend this book...more