This education programme on hand massage outlines the theoretical basis to hand massage in alleviating anxiety for people living with dementia. It provides a pictorial guide to the steps involved in providing hand massage. It is recommended that this resource be used in tandem with the video on hand massage entitled Tabhair dom do lámh (available below). It was initially developed in 2014/2015 (Tuohy et al, 2015) and has been revised in 2022.