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SERVICES FOR OUR PATIENTS

Westmead Campus [Casuarina Lodge]

ACCOMMODATION

Information regarding accommodation options that have been compiled to assist families who require temporary accommodation whilst family members are receiving treatment at one of our facilities.

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THE CANCER COUNCIL NSW

The Cancer Council provides valuable support for patients, carers, family and friends in a multitude of ways from providing up-to-date useful information and educational resources to support services such as legal and financial assistance as well as transport, accommodation and home help.

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COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE/ INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE

We know from research studies conducted in Australia that lots of people use Complementary and Alternative Medicine or CAM and many people take vitamin or nutritional supplements. Cancer patients often consider these treatments or vitamin supplements, and friends and family may urge you to try them.

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INTERPRETER SERVICE

Help for our patients from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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LEGAL AND FINANCIAL PLANNING SUPPORT

Dealing with cancer can present significant financial challenges.

We know the costs associated with cancer treatment can be totally unexpected and can sometime coincide with a loss of income causing added stress and anxiety for many cancer patients. To find out more click here

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LOOK GOOD FEEL BETTER

This national program helps men and women living with cancer to improve their appearance and self esteem by teaching beauty techniques to camouflage the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment.

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MULTICULTURAL RESOURCES

Patient information now available in 8 different languages (Cancer Institute NSW)

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NURSING SUPPORT

Our dedicated nursing staff are here to help support and guide you throughout your cancer journey.

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PATIENT / CARE INFORMATION RESOURCES

Finding the right answers to your questions.

With endless amounts of information on the internet, it’s important to be able to identify trustworthy, high quality content. To read more click here

 

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PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY SUPPORT

Being diagnosed and living with cancer is often a time associated with a variety of emotional, spiritual and psychological changes. These changes can affect the person who has cancer, and their families and carers in different ways.

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QUIT SMOKING

You don’t have to do this on your own. Click here  to access a number of Quit Smoking programs that will help you kick the habit.

Community Transport

 

TRANSPORT

There are a number of local council and government subsidised transport services which are available to certain patients attending any of our facilities if they meet the eligibility criteria.  To find out more click here

 

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