Psycho-Oncology & Counselling Service

Our psychologists provide professional expert intervention to deal with the distress caused by a cancer diagnosis.

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Psycho-Oncology Nursing Support

Specialised one-to-one information and support is available to help you cope with living with cancer and its treatment

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Information and Advice

The aim of the Oncology Nursing Service at Cancer Care West is to provide information, advice and support to cancer patients and their families.

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Manual Lymphatic Drainage

Manual lymphatic drainage is a specialised type of massage for lymphoedema which helps to reduce swelling.

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Benefits Advice

Our benefits advisor is here to give you advice about Social Welfare and other entitlements and to help with form filling and application processes.

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Reflexology

Reflexology is a relaxing and soothing treatment performed on the feet.

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Massage Therapy

This specially adapted Ki-Massage is deeply relaxing & restorative. Our therapist creates a tailor made session suitable at any point during your treatment.

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Class

Expressive Art

The Expressive Art Group gently introduces the fundamental tools of drawing and painting.

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Exercise

This class involves gentle exercise movements, easily adaptable to everyday life.

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Class

Relaxation

Regular chance to unwind and relax in a calm and peaceful atmosphere aimed at promoting physical and mental relaxation.

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Class

Tai Chi

Tai chi is slow and gentle movements and doesn't leave you breathless! it addresses the key components of fitness — muscle strength, flexibility and balance. It is both energising and calming.

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Class

Yoga

Yoga is a holistic practice which brings harmony to all aspects of our being.

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Class

Mindfulness

‘Mindfulness’ is about present moment awareness.

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Class

Nutrition Workshop

This course is ideal for anyone wishing to learn new recipes that are easy and tasty.

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Class

Moving forward after cancer – transitions course

The time after treatment can be a difficult adjustment period for many cancer patients. This four week course offers the opportunity to reflect and explore what the cancer diagnosis means

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Club

Bookclub

Once a month, we facilitate a get together over a book and a cup of tea to relax, and have good conversation.

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Support Group

Young Persons Support group

We run a monthly group for young people living with cancer.

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Support Group

Brain Tumour Support Group

A monthly meeting that offers an opportunity to chat and share stories about living with a brain tumour.

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Individual Counselling for Children

Difficulties frequently arise for children when a family member is diagnosed with cancer. We offer individual support to these children in terms of one-to-one counselling

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Therapeutic Play

Cancer Care West offers therapeutic play skills to complement the support offered to children within our service

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Support for Parents

Parents sometimes seek support in terms of advice about how to manage their children at the time and following diagnosis.

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CLIMB Programme

Cancer Care West also offer the CLIMB programme. CLIMB is a programme for children aged 5-12 years who are living with the reality of a parent being diagnosed with cancer

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Our Timetable

Class Name
Start Time
End Time
One to One Psychological Support for Children & Adults

Booking Required
Yoga

No Booking Required
2:45 pm
4:15 pm
Brain Tumour one to one Support

Booking Required
10:00 am
4:00 pm
Class Name
Start Time
End Time
One to One Psychological Support for Children & Adults

Booking Required
Massage Therapy

Booking Required
Exercise Class

Booking Required – Requires Medical Consent
10:30 am
12:00 pm
Bookclub

No Booking Required – 2nd Tuesday of every month
2:30 pm
4:00 pm
Moving forward after cancer – transitions course

Booking Required – 4 week course
7:00 pm
9:00 pm
Mindfulness based stress reduction

Booking Required
2:00 pm
4:30 pm
Class Name
Start Time
End Time
One to One Psychological Support for Children & Adults

Booking Required
Reflexology

Booking Required
Tai Chi

No Booking Required
12:30 pm
1:30 pm
Nutrition Workshop

Booking Required
10:30 am
12:30 pm
Expressive Art

No Booking Required
2:30 pm
4:30 pm
Class Name
Start Time
End Time
One to One Psychological Support for Children & Adults

Booking Required
Manual Lymphatic Drainage

Booking Required
Benefits Advice

No Booking Required
11:00 am
1:00 pm
Stress Relief & Relaxation

No Booking Required
11:00 am
12:00 pm
Almacare specialist post mastectomy fitting service

Booking Required
10:00 am
4:00 pm
Class Name
Start Time
End Time
One to One Psychological Support for Children & Adults

Booking Required
Yoga

No Booking Required
10:30 am
12:00 pm
Brain Tumour one to one Support

No Booking Required
10:00 am
4:00 pm