We understand the difficulties being diagnosed with cancer can bring. We aim to help you overcome some of those diffculties by providing practical help, support and information.
If you have been diagnosed with cancer, to help you, we provide the following services.
Arrange transport to take you to medical appointments.
Collect prescriptions and shopping.
Stay with you during an appointment to provide a second set of ears to make sure vital information is not missed.
Sit with you during your chemotherapy treatment.
A selection of mobility aids to help you.
We provide home visits and telephone befriending.
If you are caring for someone with Cancer, to help you, we provide the following services.
Caring for someone with cancer can bring challenges. We are here to listen and provide practical help.
Home visits for respite care.
If you are bereaved.
We understand that one of the most difficult things about losing a loved one is the isolation that comes with the complete change of life. Suddenly the person you shared so much with is no longer by your side. Caring Friends for Cancer is here to try and fill some of the gaps in a social life, providing somewhere to chat over a coffee.
If you require advice and information on the proceedures of what to do when someone dies please go to www.gov.uk/after-a-death or call 07961 566118 for help and support.
For anyone affected by cancer or bereaved we provide the following services.
Complimentary therapies. Massage, Reflexology and Reiki.
Welfare benefit advice.
Telephone befriending and home visits.
Organised weekly and monthly coffee mornings.
Organised monthly bingo evenings.
Weekly and monthly social events.
Various trips and outings. Please see our notice page for information.