'Tabhair dom do Lamh' Hand Massage Education Programme


Who is the programme suitable for?


  • Public Health Nurse

  • Occupational Therapist

  • Homecare Workers

  • Community volunteer

  • Nursing 

  • HCA (Acute)

Brief description

The programme centres on hand massage as a therapeutic intervention.

Topics to include:

  • A presentation outlining the benefits

  • General principles

  • Assessment

  • Skills and evaluation of hand massage

  • Video demonstrating the actual steps of giving a hand massage.


25 minutes (extra time required for learners to practice their skills)

Mode of delivery


Group Face to face workshops facilitated

Where it is available


Hand Massage Dementia Patients



Contact information

Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Limerick

Email: nm@ul.ie

Tel: 061 202271