Telephone: 0161 330 1100

Day Services - START Clinic

Willow Wood Hospice sits in a tranquil setting overlooking the beautiful gardens. Our Day Services are for the people of Tameside and Glossop who have a life limiting illness, and their families.

Day Services at Willow Wood provide a comprehensive assessment and treatment service for all people with a life-limiting illness


Day Services at Willow Wood

Following referral, all patients will be invited to attend our START clinic for a full patient led assessment. START stands for Support Treatment Assessment Rehabilitation Therapy - all elements of what is on offer in our Day Services.

Following an initial assessment, each patient will be offered a treatment package which will be designed to help them meet their own personal goals. The holistic approach means we can address everyone's psychological, emotional, spiritual and physical needs.

Our team of staff have a wealth of skills and experience in the management and support for those with complex palliative care needs. The range of interventions include physiotherapy, complementary therapy, creative therapy, Looking Good Feeling Better, men & women's hour, and self-management programmes.

Willow Wood's aim is to help people to live to their potential at each and every stage of their journey.

We also welcome and offer support to family and carers in recognition of their role in supporting the patient.

For more information please download the START Clinic leaflet.

Getting referred

Anyone can refer a person to Day Services. Patients and family can self refer or they can be referred by their health care professional. Just fill in the referral form or ring 0161 330 1100.

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"A huge thank you for all the support and help."

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