Individual televisions with remote control and headphones are provided. Radio/CD player can be provided if requested. Sky satellite TV is available at the hospice.
Cransley Hospice has a portable hand phone for patient’s incoming calls. When the call is received the phone is taken to the patient. Patients and visitors using mobile phones are requested to do so from the reception area, or dayroom only.
There are a variety of meals available from the menu. Special dietary requirements are catered for. The hospice can arrange for a dietician to visit and discuss particular needs if a patient would like that. “Cocktail drinks”, made from fruit flavoured supplements are available if a patients appetite is poor or if a patient has difficulty eating normal meals.
Cransley Hospice has its own lounge for the use of patients and their visitors. The room has facilities for visitors to make themselves a drink or food that they have brought in.
Newspapers may be ordered on a daily basis.
Cransley Hospice has a volunteer who comes once a week who is able to undertake a range of complementary therapies.
• Hand Massage
• Neck and Shoulder Massage
• Indian Head Massage
There is a supply of reading books available. CD’s and DVD’s are also obtainable.
There is a canteen “Café Vie” located within the main building of St Marys Hospital offering hot meals and various cold snacks, sandwiches etc.
Cransley Hospice and the surrounding St Mary’s Hospital site are “ No smoking” areas.
Parking is available at Cransley Hospice and the surrounding St Mary’s site. All parking is free.
St Mary’s Hospital
Telephone number 01536 452019
Cransley Hospice is situated in the grounds of St Mary’s Hospital which can be accessed from London Road. Access is also available from Pipers Hill Road.
The bus stops are outside the entrances on London Road and Pipers Hill Road. There are regular buses running to/from Kettering town centre every 15-20 minutes.
Stagecoach Bus Route A
Route C (Pipers Hill Road only)
The main railway station is Station Road, Kettering. This is approximately 0.5 miles away.