• Symptom management including managing breathlessness, pain, anxiety, fatigue or other symptoms
  • Advance Care Planning discussions which may include DNACPR, completion of the ’Thinking Ahead’ documentation
  • Emotional, social, psychological and spiritual support through one-to-one consultations or an appointment with the carer’s assessor
  • Physiotherapy to maximise physical function and promote physical fitness through one-to-one sessions or exercise classes
  • Occupational therapy which focuses on promoting independence through active goal setting
  • Wellbeing sessions through creative therapy groups and relaxation techniques
  • Complementary therapy including reflexology, Indian head massage, aromatherapy, gentle touch massage and therapeutic massage
  • Companionship through social groups and peer support
  • Palliative social worker offering advice or support

To refer to the Day Therapy department, call the Coordination Centre on 01553 668526. To find out more information about Day Therapy services or to speak to a member of the team, call the Hospice on 01485 601700.