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Physiotherapy can help you with a variety of needs.

Our specialist team will listen to you and create an appropriate treatment plan to help improve your symptoms.

We can help to improve your quality of life by alleviating pain, discomfort and immobility. Treatments can include:

 

  • pain relief by techniques such as acupuncture
  • breathlessness and fatigue management techniques
  • maintaining or promoting independence by addressing mobility issues
  • anxiety management
  • simple oedema management
  • exercise prescription and rehabilitation.

We can see you in a variety of settings, including your own home and at the hospice. We can also support carers by offering practical advice and emotional support.

Our opening hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm.

Helpful information

If you or your loved one has a life-limiting illness, we have lots of helpful resources to ensure you get the support you need.

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Frequently asked questions

Our care
Will I have to pay towards my care?

All our services are provided free of charge. We rely on the support of our community to ensure we can continue to provide this service.

How do I leave feedback?

We work very hard to provide the highest standards of care and service to you, your families, and our supporters. However, we are aware that we may not always get it right. 

We hope you will tell us when we have got things right for you and perhaps when things did not go so well. It is very important to us that we hear from you so that we can use your feedback to continually improve our services. You can fill in this online form to leave feedback. 

Physiotherapy
What is physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy aims to improve quality of life by alleviating pain, discomfort and immobility by providing a realistic and appropriate treatment regime. This can include:

  • pain relief by techniques such as acupuncture
  • breathlessness and fatigue management techniques
  • maintaining or promoting independence by addressing mobility issues
  • anxiety management
  • simple oedema management
  • exercise prescription and rehabilitation.
Where can the physiotherapy team see me?

We can see you in a variety of settings, including your own home, at Ashgate Hospice’s Inpatient Unit and outpatient clinics.

How do I return equipment to Medequip or Ashgate Hospice?

If you need assistance with returning equipment, please contact Ashgate Hospice’s Physiotherapy Team on 01246 568801 or Medequip on 01773 604426 or Medequip, Unit 3 Wimsey Way, Alfreton Trading Estate, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 4LS.

Referrals
How do I get referred?

A healthcare professional involved in your care can refer you to our services. 

To speak to a member of the team, please contact us using the details below.

Physiotherapy Team