Outpatient Services

Our Outpatient Services are available to adults living in Lanarkshire with a life-limiting illness.

There are many services available to both patients and carers.We offer a range of drop in services which you can attend without a referral
from a healthcare professional. Other services are available with a referral from a healthcare professional. Drop in sessions are available to both patients and/or carers.

All sessions takes place in our Outpatient Department.

Please note: We have limited availability of transport at the Hospice and request, where possible, that service users travel by their own means.
If you require transport, please contact Outpatient Services.

For more information on our Outpatient Services, please call us on 01236772004.

These services require a referral from a healthcare professional.

Wellbeing: Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday
Wellbeing @ St Andrew’s aims to provide physical, emotional, spiritual and social support through a comprehensive day therapy programme for those with a life limiting illness. There are a total of 12 sessions in the programme and sessions are held weekly in our Outpatient Department from 10.30am – 2.30pm. Lunch is provided.

Complementary Therapy: Tuesday / Wednesday/ Friday
Our complementary therapy service provides a range of therapies including reflexology, aromatherapy, Indian head massage, therapeutic massage, reiki, relaxation and meditation techniques. This service is available by appointment.

Physiotherapy: Wednesday
Using a rehabilitative approach, we offer assessment and therapeutic intervention to support service users with symptom management and rehabilitation. This service is available by appointment.

Strength & Balance: Thursday
A low level exercise class developed by Physiotherapy which aims to improve mobility, strength and balance. Patients will be assessed by a physiotherapist prior to attendance.

Memory & Concentration Sessions: Thursday
This programme is run jointly with Maggie’s Centre Lanarkshire and consists of 5 group sessions for people experiencing issues with memory and concentration, during or after cancer treatment. The sessions will explore what memory and concentration are and how to work around these difficulties.

Fatigue & Breathlessness Management: Friday
A group information session which aims to teach fatigue & breathlessness management strategies to service users living with any life limiting illness. Depending on need,
service user can attend one or both sessions. Occupational therapy follow up will be offered.

Occupational Therapy: Friday
Provides assessment and therapeutic intervention to promote participation in everyday activities, despite illness or disability. This can be through rehabilitation and/or provision of aids and adaptations to enable service users to achieve goals and maintain a level of independence for as long as they possibly can.