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View Unit : Applying sports massage methods to non-pathological tissue

Unit
Unit Reference Number
D/600/8930
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Applying sports massage methods to non-pathological tissue
Unit Level
Level 3
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
120
Unit Credit Value
18
Date of Withdrawal
SSAs
1.3 Health and Social Care
Unit Grading Structure
Pass
Assessment Guidance

N/A.

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcome - The learner will:Assessment Criterion - The learner can:
1

Be able to work within agreed standards of practice

1.1

Explain the accepted standards of practice

1.2

Explain the importance of cleanliness, hygiene, dress, appearance, attitude and the standards to be applied

1.3

Apply professional standards of personal hygiene, dress and appearance

 

1.4

Ensure there is adequate public liability and professional indemnity insurance

1.5

Explain relevant and current health and safety legislation

1.6

Carry out equipment checks to ensure cleanliness and hygiene and that current health and safety requirements are met

2

Be able to prepare for sports massage methods

2.1

Explain the importance of having a chaperone present when working with children and vulnerable adults

2.2

Explain the importance of maintaining the dignity and comfort of clients throughout the sports massage process

2.3

Prepare work areas and equipment to ensure comfort and dignity for clients

2.4

Explain the materials used for the range of sports massage methods

 

2.5

Prepare materials appropriate for the planned sports massage methods

2.6

Explain the importance of obtaining informed consent prior to assessments and application of sports massage

2.7

Explain the importance of working within the boundaries of informed consent

2.8

Demonstrate the correct procedures to obtain informed consent

2.9

Prepare client records as legally required

3

Be able to assess clients

3.1

Explain the importance of accurate client assessment

3.2

Explain the range of assessment methods used to gather information in the subjective and objective components

3.3

Carry out subjective assessments of clients

 

3.4

Carry out objective assessments of clients

3.5

Explain the importance of obtaining information on the possible cautions and contraindications to methods before commencing any sports massage

3.6

Explain the cautions and contraindications to sports massage

 

3.7

Gather information relevant to the cautions and contraindications to sports massage methods and respond appropriately

3.8

Explain the importance of recognising client’s presenting with pre-existing conditions and problems

4

Be able to devise sports massage strategies for clients

4.1

Explain the indications for sports massage

4.2

Devise sports massage strategies appropriate to client’s needs, and within your scope of practice

4.3

Explain the importance of explaining the aims and objectives of sports massage to clients

4.4

Present the aims and objectives of agreed sports massage methods to clients

4.5

Explain why it is important for clients to understand the nature and purpose of sports massage and the equipment used

4.6

Present the nature, purpose and process of sports massage methods to clients with justification

4.7

Outline situations when the massage medium should be removed

4.8

Explain the content of massage mediums in relation to allergic reaction and contraindication

 

4.9

Explain the possible adverse reactions to massage mediums and their identification

4.10

If necessary refer clients to a relevant professional's

5

Be able to apply sports massage methods

5.1

Explain the importance of ensuring clients are correctly positioned

5.2

Demonstrate correct positioning of clients for sports massage

 

5.3

Explain the preparation of body areas for a range of sports massage methods

 

5.4

Prepare the relevant body areas for sports massage

5.5

Explain how to apply the range of sports massage methods in relation to technique

5.6

Apply sports massage methods correctly and consistently to meet client presentations and needs

5.7

Demonstrate how to take account of the cautions and contraindications to sports massage methods

5.8

Record and respond appropriately to visual and oral feedback during the delivery of sports massage methods

5.9

Provide clients with appropriate materials and assistance to remove massage mediums when appropriate

6

Be able to evaluate sports massage methods

6.1

Explain the importance of accurate client reassessment

6.2

Reassess clients

6.3

Gain feedback on the effects of sports massage methods from clients including any adverse reactions

6.4

Explain the methods used for obtaining feedback from clients on the effects of sports massage

6.5

Measure client feedback against the aims and objectives of your sports massage strategy

6.6

Explain why it is important to provide opportunities for further feedback

6.7

Provide appropriate advice and additional opportunities for client questions and / or feedback

6.8

Explain the importance of evaluating the effectiveness of sports massage

6.9

Assess the overall effectiveness of sports massage strategies

7

Be able to produce, maintain and store client records

7.1

Explain the importance of accurate and confidential record keeping and safely storing records

7.2

Explain the details of sports massage and its effects that should be recorded

7.3

Produce records of sports massage sessions in the accepted formats

7.4

Explain the importance and process of referral to relevant professionals when necessary

7.5

Produce reports / letters of referral for relevant healthcare professionals

7.6

Explain the importance of following the directions of healthcare professionals

7.7

Explain the legal requirements for the storage of information on clients and the methods you have applied

7.8

Demonstrate the safe and secure storage of records according to local protocol and legal requirements and destroy such records if legally required

 

7.9

Clarify when client records must be destroyed as legally required

Equivalent Units
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2.4.6.0L