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Complementary Therapies

Volunteer Complementary Therapists work both on the Inpatient Unit and out in the community in patients’ homes. We provide Complementary Therapy to aid relaxation, help relieve stress and promote a sense of wellbeing. It can also help assist with symptom control and offer coping strategies.

What do I need to become a Complementary Therapy Volunteer?

  • We ask that you hold a level 3 diploma, or equivalent, in at least one of the following therapies – Aromatherapy, General Massage, Reflexology and Shiatsu. We also offer Reiki but in order to volunteer you will also need one of the above qualifications.
  • A year's post-graduate experience.
  • To belong to a Professional Association, such as the Federation of Holistic Therapists or the Complementary Therapists Association.
  • Be fully insured.
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