Wellbeing Hub Sessions
From breathlessness management, to benefit advice, carer support, and mindfulness, you’ll find a whole range of specialist services & wellbeing sessions on offer. We have input from a whole multidisciplinary team including consultants, specialist nurses, complementary therapists, physiotherapists, creative therapy, psychology, spiritual services and more.
Our Wellbeing Hub is now open, but with only limited clinics currently being provided, and subject to COVID-19 and any local restrictions that may be in place. Our website will be updated as more sessions are planned.
They'll be something for everyone at the Wellbeing Hub, we'll be offering specialist services and wellbeing sessions such as:
Breathlessness Management Programme
This is a four week programme run by our AHP team aimed to help you manage breathlessness in a pro-active way, regaining control and enabling you to live and function well at home and in your day to day life.
We aim to support not only patients but their carers too. We have dedicated carer sessions to offer advice and support. We also offer practical skills training for carers who wish to learn how to care for their loved one at home. Carers can also access some of our other services such as complementary therapies.
Benefits Advice Drop-in
Run by the lovely team at the Macmillan Information and Support Service, this is a free advice service on your benefit entitlements including help with benefits such as how to get a blue badge, grants, and other benefits that may be available to you.
Legal Advice Drop-in
Come and get free advice from legal professionals about wills, power of attorney, advance directives and much more.
Coffee and Advice
Come and have a brew and a catch up with us. If you have any concerns or need advice, our specialist team are here to answer any questions you may have.
We will have an extensive education programme covering areas such as planning your future care, managing your anxiety, managing sleep disturbance,
The programme will change from week to week- please check out our latest programme online or contact the Wellbeing Hub for more information.
Funeral Planning Drop-in
Come and speak to our team who can provide advice and guidance on planning funerals and can answer all the questions you may have previously found hard to find the answers to.
We offer regular group and individual bereavement support sessions each week, times/dates as follows:
- A regular evening group meets on the second Wednesday of the month, from 7-8:30pm.
- Two afternoon groups meet on the third Monday of the month, at 1-2pm and 3-4pm.
- The walking group session takes place on the first Monday afternoon of the month (beginning again on 5th July 2021).
We will also be holding specialist child and adolescent bereavement support courses.
Please contact John Hall, Spiritual Care and Bereavement Support Lead on 01204 663 066 for more information about any of these sessions.
Lymphoedema is a long-term condition that can cause swelling of the body’s tissues and is frequently disabling for patients, affecting their quality of life.
Working with The Christie to improve lymphoedema services available to the people of Bolton, we run weekly sessions from the Wellbeing Hub. Referals need to be made through The Christie, or call our team on 01204 663 066 for more information.
This is just a taster of what we'll be offering here at the Wellbeing Hub, our sessions will be available to book online very soon. Please ensure you fill in a self-referral form first or ask a member of your healthcare team to refer you and a member of the team will contact you.
Take a look at the other services we can offer...
Traditional Day Therapy
Occupational Therapy & Physiotherapy
Occupational therapy and physiotherapy at Bolton Hospice is provided by the Palliative Care Therapy Team. The team sees patients from all areas of the hospice and also sees non-hospice patients at home.
Macmillan Cancer & Information Support Service
The Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service is for anyone affected by cancer in Bolton. We work in partnership with Bolton Hospice, Bolton People Affected by Cancer, Macmillan Cancer Support and NHS Bolton Clinical Commissioning Group.