Palliative CarePalliative care treatments are available to assist those who are living with life limiting or terminal illness. Treatments are focused on providing physical, emotional and spiritual care with the goal of improving quality of life for the patient and those around them. Palliative Care treatments are available as a mobile service including those who are living in aged care facilities.
Reflexology in particular is extremely welcomed within palliative and aged care treatments as it is non invasive and does not require the individual to undress. Reflexology can be administered in their bed or chair so clients comfort is not compromised and treats the whole body through the feet or hands.
Massage is welcomed to assist circulation and lymphatic drainage for those who are sedantry. Both massage and reflexology are beneficial in relaxing the nervous system and encouraging homeostasis to allow the body to seek and maintain stability within its own environment.