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Complementary Therapies

Massage Therapy

Professional massage therapists are available to provide gentle, soothing massages and relaxation treatments for patients. For patients suffering the discomfort of Lymphoedema, appointments are available with a registered Lymphoedema Therapist for specialist massage and drainage therapy.

Chair Yoga

Chair yoga involves simple and gentle body centred yoga practices which have been adapted and modified to suit hospice patients and their care givers. The practices will focus on mindfulness of body and breathing, with a focus on relaxation.

Chair yoga is effective at reducing tension and stress and improving breathing and mobility.

This class is taught by a qualified yoga teacher.

When: Tuesdays 10:15am-11:15am

Fortnightly

Where: Hibiscus Hospice Lounge.

Morning Tea is provided.

For more information call Brendon Sakey (social worker) on (09) 421 9180 or ask your hospice nurse to refer you to the class.
 

Upcoming Dates:

12th June, 26th June

10th July, 24th July

7th Aug, 21st Aug

4th Sept, 18th Sept

2nd Oct, 16th Oct