"Having helped develop some exceptional dementia care homes I know it is possible to create a place where people living with a dementia can feel secure, free and able and live without fear of stigmatisation or isolation."
Person Centred - Luke recognised that individual well-being grows from person centred relationships when living in a Buddhist Monastery in France. This experience of a compassionate and caring community is at the heart of his therapy, training and consultancy work.
Insightful - Luke is trained in Body Psychotherapy, Attachment Theory, Person Centred Psychology and has conducted extensive research on the roles touch and non verbal communication play in caregiving.
Practical - In collaboration with care providers, mental health professionals and massage therapists Luke has developed highly effective training programmes in Touch, Non Verbal Communication and Later Stage Dementia Care.
Experienced - Luke has trained hundreds of dementia care staff in Touch, Non-verbal Communication and Later Stage Dementia Care and shared his specialist approach with healthcare professionals in conferences, congresses, universities, NHS trusts, care homes and hospices across Ireland and the UK.