The H.E.A.R.T.S. Process

HEARTS is a mnemonic for a group of therapeutic processes (Hand-on, Empathy, Aromas, Relaxation, Textures and Sound) that when combined enhances relaxation and sleep, reduces tension and stress and promotes feelings of well-being. This two day course will explore the rationale for each component of HEARTS and will include demonstration, participation and discussion. Read more

"Living Until You Die" An Introduction to Palliative Care

Come and join our quarterly programme to find out what Hospice and Palliative Care is all about. Read more

Clinical Aromatherapy Challenges in Cancer and Palliative Care with Rhiannon Lewis

When working in the cancer and palliative care environments, we often encounter patients with symptoms affecting their quality of life. Many of these symptoms respond positively to the judicious use of essential oils and related products. This class explores issues that commonly affect quality of life for chronically ill patients with a view to providing an evidence-based and practical perspective as to the role of essential oils and different mediums/bases. Read more

Confirmation of Death by Registered Healthcare Professionals

This afternoon workshop focuses on promoting the development of knowledge and skills required by registered nurses to confirm death in a range of care settings. Read more

8 Week Mindfulness Based Living Course

This introductory course to Mindfulness has been devised by the Mindfulness Association and is an excellent opportunity to start to make mindfulness part of your life. The course consists of eight two hour sessions and a day of practice. Read more

Creative Workshop for Making Memories in a Caring Environment

At Strathcarron Hospice, many people living with life limiting illness participate in creative art projects. Our Creative Arts Facilitators have a wealth of experience in guiding people through projects which support people to reflect on their lives, creating memories and leaving a legacy for the future. Read more