Living with illness
If you’re overwhelmed following a recent diagnosis, living with or caring for someone with a long term illness, there’s always someone at the Coates Centre ready to listen. Just come along to sit with a cuppa and talk with a trained volunteer if you want to or simply enjoy the surroundings - it is whatever you need or feel up to.
“This allows me to mentally forget about physical difficulties”
Our peer support groups listed below, offer the chance to get together with others, share experiences, and to know that you are not on your own.
“I’ve found reassurance and a feeling that I am not alone”
Articles from our Wellbeing blog
By Steph McClean, Psychotherapist Throughout life, most of us keep an eye on our health and wellbeing. However, there are times when we are more anxious about our health than […]Read More
By Paul Hatchard, Chaplain It’s the conversation no one wants to have isn’t it? In fact, in a survey conducted by the charity Dying Matters they found that 72% of […]Read More
By Mette Nielsen, Counsellor Life has suddenly been turned up-side down for all of us and not least our children and young people because of the outbreak of Covid-19. Schools, […]Read More
By Steph McClean, Psychotherapist When we have a loved one who is being cared for at the end of life, the choices and decisions we make matter. A key part […]Read More