Whether you’re living with a life-limiting illness, caring for someone who is, or grieving the death of a loved one, we’re here to help.To reach our main reception at the hospice, please call 01246 568801
There are lots of ways you can support us and help make a difference.
We are here for the people of North Derbyshire and beyond.
Shopping with us or donating items for us to sell helps fund our compassionate care.
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:
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.
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.
"Wonderful Service"Anonymous, Patient
"Physiotherapy went at a pace I was comfortable with and all staff are very pleasant and helpful"Anonymous, Patient
"You have gone above and beyond to help me"Anonymous, Patient
"I really am pleased that you taught me breathing management techniques as it helps me control my breathlessness"Anonymous, Patient
Senior physiotherapist Stephen, and his patient Roy, chat about what it means to live and die well, and what Ashgate Hospice means to them both. It will move you, make you laugh and make you think.
Emma Wright, Lead Physiotherapist, talks about our acupuncture service and the benefits of the practice. Please note this blog post contains images and video footage of needles.
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.
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 aims to improve quality of life by alleviating pain, discomfort and immobility by providing a realistic and appropriate treatment regime. This can include:
We can see you in a variety of settings, including your own home, at Ashgate Hospice’s Inpatient Unit and outpatient clinics.
If you need assistance with returning equipment, please contact Ashgate Hospice’s Physiotherapy Team on 01246 565026 or Medequip on 01773 604426 or Medequip, Unit 3 Wimsey Way, Alfreton Trading Estate, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 4LS.
A healthcare professional involved in your care can refer you to our services.