Fatigue, anxiety & breathlessness
The Fatigue, Anxiety and Breathlessness (F.A.B) group is a therapy is programme intended for palliative patients with progressive, life limiting illnesses
Fatigue Anxiety & Breathlessness
The Fatigue, Anxiety and Breathlessness (F.A.B) group is a therapy is programme intended for palliative patients with progressive, life limiting illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, respiratory disease or neurological conditions who are experience symptoms of fatigue, anxiety and breathlessness.
The aim will be to help patients to cope with and manage their symptoms more effectively and help them regain a sense of control. The F.A.B programme is led by the Hospice Specialist Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist and consists of a two hour session per week over a course of six weeks and is based within the Hospice day unit. Each week we will focus on different areas of the patients’ lives such as breathing exercises, energy levels, activity and pacing, sleep, breathing control and relaxation. Referrals to attend the F.A.B group are via a Healthcare professional, please speak to your GP or District nurse about attending the sessions.