Helping clients manage pain & mobility through therapeutic massage.


Massage in Residential Care Homes

Are you a residential care home manager? Do you have a room for a salon but it is only used once a week? Does a relative tell you that they have heard that massage is really good for people who suffer from chronic pain & they would really like their parent to receive massages & you don't know what to do about it? Would you like to be able to offer a tailored, specialist massage for every resident who wants it? I work with people like you to be able to offer a bespoke service of therapeutic massage for your residents. I will bring any equipment I need, oils, massage chair and lava shells. I can treat less mobile people in an armchair or on their bed. We can discuss treatment plans, and I will provide regular reports for your client records. My work has produced some outstanding results, decreasing anxiety, reducing muscular aches and spasms and promoting a sense of well-being and trust.

Holistic Medical Massage

Do you suffer on a daily basis from ... Back pain, Sciatica, Neck pain, Whiplash, Migraines, Frozen shoulder Knee pain As well as systemic conditions like Fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid arthritis and Plantair fasciitis.

Well-being Massage

Are you feeling stressed, tense neck and shoulders? Having trouble sleeping? Feeling anxious? This is for those looking to relax their muscular aches and pains in their body and quieten their busy mind. With regular massage clients have reported increased well-being, sleep has improved, reduced stress and anxiety. Generally more relaxed.

Eve Taylor London Facials

Is natural skin care important to you? Do you like to buy British when you can? Are you interested in a skincare range that has the pedigree of being established for 50 years? Never been tested on animals. Eve Taylor products are natural based, using essential oils, paraben free and have never been tested on animals. The products contain active ingredients that are beyond cosmetic, working deeper than the upper layer of the skin, giving highly effective results. This truly British, family run, company only manufacture products in small batches ensuring the purity and freshness of every batch; without the products sitting in the warehouse for months before being sold.

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What my clients say


Over the years I have found myself doing all sorts of things for work. Quite often doing things that fitted in with family life whether it be playgroup supervisor, teaching assistant or running my own mobile creche. Then, as my children became more independent I took the opportunity to train in something that I had always been interested in and now had the time to go back to college .

My therapy career began over 20 years ago and for 16 of those running my own successful beauty salon.

After selling the salon (to my manager)I decided to take a slight detour on my career path and set up Compassionate Touch freelancing in residential care homes, giving therapeutic massage to people on their Dementia journey, Parkinson's disease and those living with learning disabilities.
I was also lucky enough to be taken on as a volunteer therapist in the day care unit of a local hospice treating patients with terminal illnesses.
This all stopped abruptly like the rest of the world in March 2020. Time for another detour! Which is how my private therapy room at my home in the beautiful New Forest, came into being.

I sincerely believe that our bodies carry our physical, mental, and emotional scars within their structure. Sometimes we hold on to issues that eventually manifest as aches, pains, stress, anxiety, sleep issues, causing us to feel down. This is your body telling you that something is wrong and it is time you looked after you and your needs. You body is telling you it is time to invest in yourself.

As a firm believer in Continuing Professional Development, and in order to be the best that I can for my clients I regularly attend courses and workshops in my own, and related fields.

I am trained in a range of safe and effective soft tissue and massage techniques to treat a range of pain conditions including low back pain, neck pain, headaches whiplash, RSI, Fibromyalgia and many other ongoing injury or pain conditions.

I use a warm and heart centred approach that takes full account of all your physical and emotional needs when planning your bespoke treatment and am committed to working with you to get the results you need.

Accessibility is important, my domestic therapy room in the village of Bartley, is on the ground floor with plenty of off road parking.

I offer appointments most days so that appointments fit round your busy schedule.


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Coronavirus Covid 19

Covid 19 update
I would like to let clients know that for close contact services like myself we will still need to maintain many of the COVID safety controls and I will be changing very little at this stage.
I will continue to wear my face mask, thoroughly clean between visiting clients and I will be keeping my client pre-treatment procedures in place.  I will also still require clients to wear a face covering during treatment.
These routines have helped keep my clients, myself and my family as safe as possible and I believe it is sensible to continue that approach to keep us all as safe as possible.
If you have booked an appointment and then feel unwell or have been asked to isolate, are waiting for Covid test results or test positive, please contact me to rearrange your appointment.
Many thanks for all your support and cooperation.
Jan x

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  • Shepherds Road, Bartley, Southampton, Hampshire SO40 2LH, UK
  • Fully Insured. DBS certificate. Covid-19 Certificate.