Here at Blythe House we've been providing care and support to people of all ages for 29 years. Through our 'Living Well' services we help and inspire the people who walk through our doors to live well, so they can begin to take back control and start to feel more like themselves again.
What we Provide
We provide daytime services for people living in and around the High Peak area who are affected by life-limiting illness or bereavement. We are here to help people discover what is important to them, get practical help and support, and explore new ways of coping. Our aim is to enable people to achieve the best possible quality of life, at an often difficult and stressful time.
Living Well Service
Our Living Well Service supports adults with cancer or a life-limiting illness. We help, inspire and guide our patients to live as well as they can. Some hospices are concerned mainly with those who are at the end stages of their lives. Unlike them, we support people at every stage of illness from diagnosis onwards. The services we provide also extend to carers and other family members.
Macmillan Information and Support Centre
People who have questions or concerns about any aspect of life with cancer or other life-limiting illness can use our Macmillan Information & Support Centre. We help people to find the information they need and explain which services might be useful to them, both at Blythe House and in other places. The centre is open Monday to Friday, and anyone is welcome to drop in, or inquire by phone or email.
Counselling / Bereavement Service
Our Bereavement Service is here for anyone who is finding it difficult to cope after a loved one has died. Support is available for children and young people as well as adults.
Open Access Support Groups and Retreats
Various Groups make use of Blythe House as a venue. This includes groups for those affected by prostate cancer, those concerned with breast care, and those interested in walking for health, meditation or meeting with others who are bereaved. We also host mindfulness retreats, which are popular with our patients, former patients and health care professionals and are open to the general public.
We provide a base for weekly Out-Patient Clinics making it easier for local people to get the specialist treatment and advice they need for lymphoedema, heart failure and palliative medicine.
Hospice at Home
Our new Hospice at Home service was launched in April 2016.