Current Wellbeing Groups and Activities
Please see below for a list of current groups and activities at the Peace Hospice in Watford.
Please note that some of these groups/activities do require a referral and sign up, please call 01442 890222 for further information on any of the activities listed below.
|Group/activity||Description||How to access||When|
|Exercise Group||Group warm-up then use of equipment to maximise your strength and activity. Exercise plan is set by our physiotherapist for you.||Open to registered individuals, referral and sign up required.||Tuesdays 10am - 11am|
|Open Art Studio||Meet others in a relaxed and social environment. Drop in to work on an artwork of your choice, or choose from our collection of materials. No experience is necessary - support is available.||12 week block referral required.||Tuesdays 10am - 12pm|
|Exercise Group||A mainly seated group to work on movement, balance and good breathing techniques.||Open to registered individuals, referral and sign up required.||Wednesday 10.30am - 11.30am|
|Meditation||A calming, guided session providing insight to the mind-body connection and space for relaxation. Led by a trained facilitator.||Open to all, no sign-up required.||Wednesdays 2.30pm - 3.30pm|
|The Way Forward||A new six-week course trying a different activity each week, all aimed at boosting energy and supporting self-management.||Open to registered individuals, referral and sign up required.||First session date: Wednesday 13th September 2023|
|Friday Drop In/Social Group||Opportunities to engage in varied activities, have a tea or coffee and talk (opportunities for one to one if needed).||Open to all, feel free to drop in, no sign up required.||Fortnightly: Fridays 10.30am - 12pm|
|Everyone Active Programme||12 weeks free group exercise sessionss with a dedicated personal trainer. Run in collaboration with Everyone Active Central.||Please contact Peace Outpatient Services for more information as referral from Peace Hospice Care is required.||Fridays 12pm - 1pm|
|Becoming Bereaved||The opportunity to sit with others who have recently been bereaved (up to 12 months) and speak openly in a supportive group. Held by our Bereavement & Counselling Lead.||Friday 2pm - 3.30pm|
|Macmillan Benefit Support||Available by appointment only, for those with a cancer diagnosis.||Please contact our social worker to arrange.||1st Tuesday of the month|
|Hospice Biographers||Life story recording with a trained volunteer.||Open to all.||Please contact to make an appointment|
Upcoming groups and activities
Please see below for a list of upcoming groups and activities at the Peace Hospice in Watford.
For information regarding upcoming dates and how to refer, please call 01442 890222.
|Group/Activity||Description||How to access||When|
|Carers Group||An opportunity to gather with others who are caring for loved ones in a calm, informative environment. Our social worker and specialist nurse are present to help discussion, signpost and answer questions.||Start date: TBC. Please contact for details.|
|Breathing Group||An educational group for people with advanced breathlessness, to encourage self-management and maintain independence.||Open to registered individuals, referral and sign up required.||5 week course - please contact for next date.|
|HOPE Course||An evidence based six-week self management course for any patient affected by cancer from diagnosis onwards, including during and after treatment.||Referral required requesting HOPE course on the referral form, or for already registered individuals, sign up required.||Six week course - please contact for next date.|
|The Men's Group||Open to men over 18 who experienced a bereavement.||Self-referrals required.||Six week course - please contact for dates.|
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