Care group promote enhancing quality of life and making lives pleasurable

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(L-R) is Healthcare Assistant, Kelly Harrison providing a soothing hand and arm massage to Anthony, who lives at Stocks Hall St Helens.
(L-R) is Healthcare Assistant, Kelly Harrison providing a soothing hand and arm massage to Anthony, who lives at Stocks Hall St Helens.

Stocks Hall Nursing & Care Group are thrilled to share news that two members of staff from Stocks Hall St Helens have recently completed training in partnership with Willowbrook Hospice to make a real difference to the lives of the people living in the home.

Kath Callan, Registered Mental Nurse and Kelly Harrison, Healthcare Assistant at Stocks Hall St Helens recently completed a two-day course in Hand, Arm and Foot Massage at the Merseyside based Hospice.

The course focuses on practical hand massage techniques, theory of therapeutic touch and the correct use of essential oils.

Speaking about the course, Kelly said “Hand massage is a really effective technique for offering comfort and touch in a non-threatening, non-invasive way. These massage techniques are based on simplicity and gentleness and aimed at reducing stress and tension, providing relaxation to the body and mind. I thoroughly enjoyed the course, it was very interesting and informative, taught with a caring and sensitive approach.”

Julie Gaskell, Stocks Hall St Helens Manager said “Enhancing Quality of Life and making lives pleasurable is very important to the Stocks Hall Nursing & Care Group. I am very proud of my dedicated staff team and their commitment to caring for the people living with us. We continually strive to deliver the highest level of Care.”

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