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Our Complementary Therapies

Our Complementary Therapies

Our Complementary Therapies

The Complementary & Creative Arts therapies Department has been an integrated part of our services since 1994. They play a key role in the holistic care of our patients and residents. The team provides a range of supports to patients including aromatherapy, massage, reflexology, relaxation and meditation techniques.

The Cocoon Therapy ‘Jacuzzi’ Bath

A sensory and therapeutic experience for patients where they can enhance their sense of well-being and relaxation.

The Ergo Cocoon therapy bath has inbuilt posture management and is designed to improve patient outcomes and wellbeing. Patients can be positioned in the bath “Cocooned” by the tubs fully supportive contours which provide excellent posture management and a safe comfortable bathing experience. The bath is equipped with “Spa Care” options which comprise audio, hydro, relaxation lighting and aroma, with these options used in conjunction with patient wishes and suitability.

This Bath is used by end-of-life patients who are often weak, vulnerable and coping with the limitations of their illness. Crucially, it provides the highest possible standard of safety and support to patients who might otherwise have limited bathing options. It provide exceptional aromatherapy and hydrotherapy options, with additional audio connections and relaxation lighting.

The sensory & therapeutic spa experience and Cocoon bath:

  • Promotes relaxation
  • Helps reduce pain
  • Helps improve sleep patterns
  • Helps reduce stress and tension and improve a sense of well being
  • Helps alleviate psychological distress
  • Helps improve well-being and quality of life
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