FLOWER ESSENCE AROMATHERAPY
Flower Essence and Aromatherapy interventions may be used independently or in combination with Pharmacological and psychosocial interventions.
Based upon the high number of individuals affected, dementia is one of the leading cause of dependency and mental impairment among the elderly population and one of the major causes of disability and dependency among older people worldwide.
Research has shown that behavioral problems and resistance to care were significantly lower in patients who received daily aromatherapy treatments. Sensory stimulation to patients with dementia decrease agitation, restlessness, and sleeplessness. A Lavender aromatherapy hand massage has shown to be effective on a range of emotions and aggressive behavior of elderly with dementia and the Alzheimer’s type.