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Cancer Education Programme
A rolling 12 week education programme for the newly diagnosed patient, those receiving treatment for cancer and the initial period post treatment. The aim is to provide information and promote well-being. New referrals can join at any point in the programme.

An holistic assessment of needs is completed in the first 1-2 weeks of attendance and then reviewed after 12 weeks. Topics covered may vary but could include:

An introduction to mindfulness
The emotional effects of cancer
Skin, nail and hair care during cancer treatment
Symptom management
Complementary therapies for relaxation
Fatigue management
Stress management
Healthy eating to improve the immune system
Sexuality and altered body image
Adapting to life after cancer treatment

Our Programme


Morning
10:30am    Chair Based Exercises
11:30am    Education Topics
12:30am    Lunch

Afternoon
Individual patient review by Registered Nurse.

Relaxation 
• Meditation
• Mindfulness
• Guided Visualisation

Complementary therapy
• Reiki
• Facials
• Manicures
• Makeovers
• Massage

Private counselling available by appointment.
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North Bedfordshire Hospice Care Ltd. 3 Linden Road, Bedford, MK40 2DD. | Open Monday to Friday 9.30am - 3.30pm | Charity Registered No. 1001614
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