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Maintaining your quality of life and enhancing your capacity to care for yourself.

When you are living with a life-limiting illness it can be difficult to know how to work out what is most important for you and how to achieve it.

Supporting you to care for yourself

Our friendly and supportive team understand that well-being is about every area of your life including physical, emotional, spiritual and social aspects.

The well-being day offers support to help you deal with concerns that may arise as a result of your condition and aims to enhance your capacity to care for yourself.

Giving you skills and knowledge

Our well-being day has been launched to help you identify goals and give you the support you need to reach them. The workshops and sessions are created to give you the skills and knowledge to be able to manage and maintain your quality of life.

Maintaining normality to your life at a time when things are changing can be extremely important.

Helping you feel positive about yourself

You will find a welcoming and calm atmosphere at Treetops Hospice Care, where you can relax and feel positive about yourself.

What’s involved

Workshops and sessions may include:

  • Self-management skills & coping strategies
  • Breathlessness
  • Fatigue management
  • Building resilience
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Stress & anxiety management
  • Sleeping well – techniques to improve sleep
  • Exercise – gentle chair based exercise, walking
  • Relationships & communication
  • Future planning
  • Mindfulness
  • Complementary Therapy
  • Creative activities – art, music, singing
  • Gardening (horticultural therapy)

When

Every Monday 10am – 3pm

You can drop-in and speak to a member of the team or book a place.

How it works

All services are provided free of charge, and are not means-tested.

Referrals can be made by you, or a healthcare professional such as your GP or Community Nurse, by calling 0115 949 1264 and speaking to a member of the Day Care Services team.

The earlier the referral, the greater the positive impact for you.

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