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Hospice of St Francis (The)

The Hospice of St Francis is a charity which helps 2000 local people and their families, in Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire, to live their precious lives well through improving symptoms, achieving personal goals and helping them to feel safe.

The Hospice can help those managing or recovering from serious illness, by by improving symptoms, working with you to achieve personal goals, helping you to feel safe, getting back to work, enjoying family time to walking the dogs again.

The care provided takes many forms with their professional team as well as the dedicated, trained volunteers for people with a wide range of illnesses including cancer, motor neurone disease, dementia, heart disease, lung disease and neurological illness.


Occupational Therapy (fatigue management workshops, HOPE Help Overcoming Problems Effectively course, relaxation)
Complementary Therapy (Massage, Indian Head Massage, Aromatherapy Massage, Reiki, Reflexology)
Creative Therapy
Support For Children
Spiritual Support (daily meditations)
Social Care

Last Updated:21/04/2024
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Hospice of St Francis (The)
Spring Garden Lane (Off Shootersway), Berkhamsted, HP4 3GW, UK

+44 1442 869 550
All therapies provided at this location:
Reflexology is a very gentle and rhythmic foot massage.

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Seeing a counsellor or psychotherapist, who is trained and experienced at working with cancer patients, can help you and others close to you deal with the emotional impact of a cancer diagnosis and help to make sense of the many emotions that you are experiencing.

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Aromatherapy uses the natural oils extracted from flowers, bark, stems, leaves, roots or other parts of a plant to enhance psychological and physical well-being.

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Acupuncture is an ancient system of healing from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and involves the stimulation of special points on the body, known as acupuncture points, for therapeutic or preventive purposes.

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