In order to maintain independence and good mobility, physiotherapy is an integral treatment for seniors. Regular sessions can help increase strength, reduce joint and muscular pain, improve circulation and help confidence. It can also help prevent or reduce physical problems and help with elderly ailments such as arthritis, osteoporosis, Parkinson’s and incontinence. Our physiotherapist is in residence every xxx for appointments for our residents and members.
Our members are encouraged to take part and benefit from a range of physical activities, exercises, and massages led by our licensed physiotherapist whom we work in partnership with.
The services provided by our physiotherapist include:
One to one physiotherapy is available every Monday from 10am-12pm, and Physiotherapy exercise classes take place every Tuesday from 2pm to 4pm.
Massage can be very beneficial in helping to both alleviate and improve aches and pains associated with ageing. Massage has been shown to help with help with muscle and joint pain as well as symptoms including digestive disorders and sleep. It’s also very complimentary to light exercise in the elderly and can help to alleviate stress.
For people living with Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, massage is a low-risk and relatively low-cost intervention that can also help with anxiety.
Lynn Jorgensen is a licensed massage therapist and a member of the Complementary Therapists Association.
With 28 years’ experience, Lynn has worked with large dance groups, physiotherapists and as a personal assistant and masseuse to private clients. Lynn holds a BSc in Gerontology with a long involvement with ageing and the many forms of dementia. She specialises in therapeutic deep tissue massage with extensive experience in scar tissue and arthritis. Her massage can range from soft touch relaxation to deep therapeutic pressure depending on the client's choice. Lynn is available for half hour to two hour treatments.