Please see our full list of Out-Patients sessions below. To book please ring Helen, our Out-Patient Secretary, on 0113 2185294 (Monday to Friday 10am – 2pm).
Unfortunately we are unable to provide ambulance patient transport. Please note that as a healthcare setting we need to consider Covid 19 transmission and be mindful of protection of our patients and staff. We look forward to welcoming you.
|Day and Time
|1st Monday of the month
|A Physiotherapy led chair based exercise class for all levels and abilities. The class is fun, friendly and the exercises are easily adaptable to you. Each session lasts 1 hour, this includes: introductions, warm up, exercises, cool down and discussion.
|2nd Monday of the month
|Physiotherapy guided session. A relaxed, friendly and slow paced thirty minute walk starting and ending at St Gemma’s Hospice. Everyone is welcome but must be able to walk ten minutes continuously.
|3rd Monday of the month
|A physiotherapy led class to help your balance, co-ordination and confidence to exercise.
|4th Monday of the month
|A fun, friendly and relaxed multisport games session, aimed at all levels and ability
|Seated Zumba class – Fun and exercise to music
|Stop and Chatter
|Come and join us for a cuppa. Opportunity to come and speak to staff and other patients.
|3rd Friday of the month
|This is a space for people who have had similar experiences to meet and support each other in a relaxed atmosphere. Those attending the group will have a link with St Gemma’s with their family member or friend having been cared for by one of our services in the last 2 years.
|1st Tuesday of the month
|During this session we will show different types of relaxation techniques, so you can find one or more that suits you.
|2nd Tuesday of the month
|Mindfulness is a self-help skill that can change the way we relate to our everyday experiences by learning to be more present. You will be guided through different meditations that you can practice at home and incorporate into your daily life and routine.
|3rd Tuesday of the month
|Guided Meditation session to support wellbeing and reduce anxiety.
|4th Tuesday of the month
|Discussion session lead by our Spiritual care team;’ Talking to Family and Friends about how you feel’
|2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month
|Deep Rest session with Laura. Often including visualisations, stories, poetry and sound. Deep rest invites a greater sense of calm and easing. Please wear comfy clothing and bring a blanket and pillow if you can
|3rd Wednesday of the month
|Tai Chi is a sequence of slow flowing, continuous movements which relax, strengthen and energise the body while allowing the mind to rest, thus bringing about physical and mental wellbeing. Exercise will mainly be seated but can be advanced to standing for those that are comfortable.
|Support and Talk
|Book in to speak to staff for advice and information. Also an opportunity to speak to other patients.
Open to anyone with a life limiting condition living in east Leeds, their families or carers even if not known to St Gemma’s.
|Series of 12 practical talks about common issues affecting patient with life limiting conditions.
|2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month
|Arts and crafts
|Guided art or craft session, all materials supplied
|4th Friday of the month
|Using writing to explore wellbeing and emotions
|1st and 3rd Friday of the month
|Join a creative art session that engages the mind, body and spirit to enhance one’s wellbeing and create a piece that resonates with you.
|2nd Wednesday of the month
|We will be offering sessions covering woodworking / craft skills suitable for patients to use/improve the skills /capabilities to produce products they will enjoy creating.
|4th Wednesday of the month
|Practical gardening activity, inside if poor weather or in our beautiful gardens if the weather is fair. Activities will involve light exercise only and should be a manageable for all. The team will be on hand to provide expertise and assistance as required.