Complementary therapies can help you to cope with some of the stresses caused by illness, it can be relaxing and also help relieve some of your symptoms.
We offer a wide range of therapies including:
- Beauty therapy
- Bowen therapy
- Holistic, Swedish and deep tissue massage
- Indian Head Massage
Treatments are free of charge to our patients, their families and carers. People can have complementary therapy sessions on the wards or in our dedicated treatment rooms in Finding Space on the first floor of the Hospice.
All our therapists have professional qualifications and insurance, and volunteer their time to support patients and family members at the Hospice.
Other therapies may be available. You can request the type of therapy you want (subject to availability), whether you want a male or female therapist and for a family member or carer to accompany you during treatment if you prefer.
Group Complementary Therapies
We also provide group sessions for patients, their families and carers, staff and volunteers. These include:
- Community choir
- Neurological support group
- Relaxation and mindfulness
For staff, volunteers and the local community
The complementary therapies team at St Joseph’s Hospice also offer discounted sessions for staff, volunteers and people living in the local community.
If you would like to book an appointment and have not accessed our services before please call the First Contact Team on 0300 30 30 400.
If you are already known to us please ask a member of staff to make a referral to Complementary Therapies for you.
At St Joseph's Hospice we care for the whole person which means supporting your mental wellbeing as well as your physical needs. Complementary therapies can help you to cope with some of the stresses caused by illness. It can be relaxing and also help relieve some of your symptoms.