SHBHBAS002 – Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation – Assessment task 1
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Question 1 of 5
List 2 scalp treatments from your workplace range and explain the products purpose, the therapeutic action it has on the hair or scalp and the manufactures instructions for use:
Name of Massage Oil, Hair or Scalp Treatment:
Therapeutic action it has on the scalp and/or hair:
Application instructions:Grading can be reviewed and adjusted.Grading can be reviewed and adjusted.
Question 2 of 5
How are the following massage techniques performed?
- This is a light continuous movement applied in a slow and rhythmic manner over the skin, without using pressure. Over larges surfaces, the palm is used; over small surfaces, the fingertips are employed. frequently used on the forehead, face and scalp for its soothing and relaxing effects.
- In this movement, the skin and flesh are grasped between the thumb and fingers. As the tissues are lifted from their underlying structures they are squeezed, rolled, or pinched with a light, firm pressure. This, movement exerts an invigorating effect on the part being treated.
- This movement requires pressure on the skin from the fingers and arms while it is being moved over the underlying structures.
- This form of massage is the most stimulating. It should be used with care and discretion. Using gentle slapping movements to tone the muscles and impact a healthy glow to the part being massage. In tapping the fingertips are brought down against the skin in a rapid succession, whereas in slapping, the whole palm is used to strike the skin. Hacking movements employ the outer ulnar borders of the hands, which are struck against the skin alternate succession.
Percussion or Tapotement
Question 3 of 5
What is the purpose of the Public Health ACT 2003CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 5
Select the regulatory health procedures that need to be followed when providing massage servicesCorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 5
Select the appropriate Workplace Health and Safety and Salon Procedures that should be applied when providing a head, neck and shoulder massage:
- The client should be gowned appropriately for the service according to your workplace policies and procedures To ensure the clients clothes are protected from being stained, wet or damaged from exposure to potential chemical product drips or water splashes.
- You should always ask questions before and during the massage to confirm that the client is comfortable with the intensity and pressure. Observe the client’s body language or facial expressions.
- Use clean and sterilised equipment to prevent the transmission of contagious diseases from one client to another. All towels and wraps must be washed after each use Use personal protective equipment to preventing personal harm and injury from prolong exposure to water, harmful chemicals or transmissible diseases.
- Be aware of your body position and posture. Correct positioning of your back and arms will help prevent back, neck and shoulder strain and injury. When either standing behind the client or beside them you should always avoid placing too much strain or discomfort on your body.
- Mix only what you need Apply products in small amounts by hand Save money and reduce waste by purchasing products with longer shelf lives so you’re not forced to throw away excess amounts
- Ask suppliers to provide products in refillable containers to reduce waste. Packaging should be placed in specifically labelled recycling bins E.g. Plastics, Paper, Alfoil, Glass etc.
Protect the clients clothing
Monitoring client comfort
Prevention of cross-transmission of infections between clients and clients and operator
Avoiding postural injury and fatigue
Wastage of massage products