Our psychologists provide professional expert intervention to deal with the distress caused by a cancer diagnosis.
Specialised one-to-one information and support is available to help you cope with living with cancer and its treatment
The aim of the Oncology Nursing Service at Cancer Care West is to provide information, advice and support to cancer patients and their families.
Manual lymphatic drainage is a specialised type of massage for lymphoedema which helps to reduce swelling.
Our benefits advisor is here to give you advice about Social Welfare and other entitlements and to help with form filling and application processes.
This class involves gentle exercise movements, easily adaptable to everyday life.
Regular chance to unwind and relax in a calm and peaceful atmosphere aimed at promoting physical and mental relaxation.
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.
Yoga is a holistic practice which brings harmony to all aspects of our being.
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
Once a month, we facilitate a get together over a book and a cup of tea to relax, and have good conversation.
We run a monthly group for young people living with cancer.
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
Cancer Care West offers therapeutic play skills to complement the support offered to children within our service
Parents sometimes seek support in terms of advice about how to manage their children at the time and following diagnosis.
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