The therapies we offer complement your conventional medical treatment and aim to support your physical, emotional and spiritual well-being, enhancing your quality of life.
What is available?
This service is available to patients, carers and bereaved known to Weldmar Hospicecare Trust.
The therapies we offer complement your conventional medical treatment and aim to support your physical, emotional and spiritual well-being, enhancing your quality of life. These therapies are not curative and the word healing in the context of these therapies refers to promoting a balance and harmony of mind, body and spirit.
All the qualified complementary health practitioners / therapists are trained and experienced, and are registered with a recognised organisation.
At your first consultation, a comprehensive history will be taken by a qualified complementary health practitioner / therapist to ensure that you receive the most appropriate treatment for your needs.
Your complementary health practitioner / therapist will explain what you can expect from a treatment session and will tell you about any before and after treatment advice for your particular therapy.
This is the application of aromatic substances called essential oils.
The Bowen Technique (also known as Bowen Therapy) is a dynamic system of muscle and connective tissue therapy that was developed by the late Tom Bowen in Australia.
Complementary health consultations
Specialist expertise in complementary and alternative health care is available at Hammick House if you would like the opportunity to discuss which therapies would be most appropriate and safe for you, using best available evidence.
This uses remedies prescribed according to the principle that ‘like cures like’.
A gentle guided induction brings about a pleasant state of relaxation in mind and body which allows you to benefit from suggestions that are given to your subconscious.
Massage consists of gentle touch with rhythmical movements, varied to suit individual needs.
Reflexology is based on the principle that reflex areas on the hands and feet correspond to parts of the body.
Reiki aims to restore well-being, bringing harmony and calm to mind, body and spirit.