Welcome to St Wilfrid’s Hospice Therapies and Wellbeing. On this page, you will find some helpful videos and information to support symptom management. With the impact of COVID-19, we have tried to provide as many resources as possible to support the community while our Wellbeing building is closed. We understand this can be an isolating time and we are continually evaluating what we can do to provide more support directly in your home using technology.
You will find the following information through this page:
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Being breathless can be a very scary and tiring sensation and often we can get into a cycle of panicking which makes us more breathless and fatigued. We've created a series of resources to help guide you to finding better ways of managing these symptoms
Living with a palliative/long term condition often leads to a reduction in functional ability and moving less. It is easy for mobility and strength to become affected which in turn has a large impact on your quality of life and ability to do activities of daily living. Exercise therapy is vitally important to keep you independent and we have created some generic exercise therapy sessions to help keep you strong and able as much as possible
Complementary therapy and relaxation are very helpful in managing a number of symptoms including anxiety, pain, insomnia, and breathlessness as well as promoting general wellbeing