Blythe House provides daytime and Hospice at Home services to the people living in and around the High Peak who are affected by cancer, life limiting illness and bereavement. Our aim is to enable people to achieve the best possible quality of life at an often difficult and stressful time.
What Services Blythe offer
Living Well Service
Hospice at Home
Information and Support Centre
How to access Blythe House Services
Referral by GP, district nurse or other Community teams
Referral by a family member or friend
Through an appointment at the Information and Support centre
Tel: 01298 815388
Hospice at Home
Hospice at Home offers patients an alternative to inpatient care and instead, care for them in their own homes in the last stages of their life. We will work closely with your primary care team e.g. your District Nurse and General Practitioner and others involved in your care. Blythe House staff will follow the District Nurse’s care plans to ensure both safety and continuity of care.
Referrals will be accepted from:
Health and Social Care professionals
Relatives, carers and friends
Patients can refer themselves
Tel: 01298 813007 or 01298 811770
Living Well Service
The Living Well Service supports patients to cope with the different ways their illness has affected them. Regardless of the stage of illness the LWS can assist in promoting independence, empowering patients to maximise their quality of life. The LWS is on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday each week for patients who are living within the High Peak and surrounding areas. Through a variety of therapeutic interventions patients are assisted to feel more empowered, gaining the confidence to prepare for their future and manage the impact of their illness.
If you need any more information on any of our services or you would like to discuss a referral, please contact: 01298 815388
Below is a list of the support groups held at Blythe House hospice which are open to the public and are free of charge.
Walking for Health
10:45 – 12:30pm
1st & 3rd Monday of every month
1:30 – 3:30pm
Carers Support Group
2nd Tuesday of every month
5 – 7pm
Prostate Cancer Support Group
Last Tuesday of every month
5 – 7pm
Mindful Compassion Meditation Group
7 – 8pm
4th Thursday of every month
7 – 9pm
Circle of Friends
2nd Friday of every month
12 – 2:30pm
3rd Friday of every month
10:30 – 12:30pm
For more information about any of the groups listed, please contact Blythe house on: 01298 815388 or visit our website.
Volunteer for Blythe House
We have a wide range of volunteer roles based at the hospice and in our four shops located in Buxton, Chapel-en-le-Frith, New Mills and Whaley Bridge. Some of our volunteers are actively involved in more than one role.
Our volunteers undertake many different and important roles for us, and they bring a wide range of skills and experience to those roles. Whether it's helping in one of our shops, driving, covering reception, helping at fundraising events or providing therapies, or one of the many other roles, volunteers are an essential part of the Blythe House team.
Interested in volunteering at Blythe House?
For more information about becoming a volunteer at Blythe House, please contact the Volunteer & Support Services Team on 01298 875086.
Information & Support Centre
The Information and Support Centre at Blythe House provides a confidential drop-in service for anyone affected by cancer or other life limiting illness. This includes people who:
Require information for themselves about illness or related issues
Are a carer, relative or friend of someone with cancer or other life limiting illness
Are a health or social care professional
The Right Information at the Right Time
At our centre our team of experts and trained volunteers, is on hand to answer questions and offer support.
Visitors to the centre can also find booklets, leaflets and other sources of information. All our services are confidential and free. The information we provide is carefully selected and we have a wealth of local information about services and support.
Drop in, Ring or Email
You are welcome to drop in, between the hours of 10am and 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. Or if you prefer, you can contact us on 01298 875080.
Derbyshire SK23 9TJ