What This group aims to support cancer sufferers, their family, carers and friends in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Meetings take place over tea/coffee & biscuits and there are occasional talks by health professionals/therapists and outside activities such as group walks. There is also a closed Facebook group where forthcoming meeting dates and venues are published, which you may request to join. There is a small charge of £2 per person to cover the cost of refreshments.
What The Lanarkshire Carers Centre provides support to young adult and adult carers. The Centre provides one to one support, support groups, training, and legal clinics. For a full list of services please visit the website or contact the Centre.
Where Hamilton and Airdrie
Who Young adult carers aged 18-25 and adult carers
What Hospice offering care and support for patients and their carers and families. They specialise in delivering holistic care for patients with life limiting progressive advanced conditions. The hospice delivers care in the community in patient homes, in care or nursing homes or through its in-patient ward in the hospice; as well as through the Bradbury Wellbeing Centre. The Hospice also provide bereavement support, complementary therapies, family and carer support. For a full list of services please visit the website.
What West Cumbria Carers provides support for young carers and adult carers. For young carers the organization offers one on one support, outings and social events, support in school, and support groups. For adult carers the organization offers information on caring and social events. For a full list of services offered please contact the organization or visit the website.
Where West Cumbria
What Claire House Children's Hospice look after seriously and terminally ill children. The Hospice provide specialist nursing care and emotional support to help families. Other support services include respite care, groups and counselling, play and creative therapies, day care and bereavement support. For a full list of services please check with the Hospice.
What Hospice providing end of life care services for people at the hospice or in the home. Services include complementary therapies, emotional support, practical advice, and support groups. Please see the website for details.
Where Chester Road, Wrexham
Who People living with cancer or other life-limiting illness, their family, friends or carers
What Ty Gobaith hospice is run along similar lines to its sister hospice, Hope House, but is sensitive to the needs of the local population, many of whom speak Welsh as a first language. They have four children's bedrooms and three parents/family rooms with the flexibility of using one as a fifth child's bedroom in an emergency. There is a multi-sensory room, computer room, lounge, playroom, therapy room, kitchen and dining room and a parents' lounge.
What Hospice for children with life limiting illnesses, providing a range of end of life support to patients and their families. Services include respite care, counselling, sibling support, and bereavement support at the hospice or in the home. For more information on services offered please visit the website.
Where Shropshire, Cheshire, Mid and North Wales areas
Who Children and young people up to the age of 25 years who have a life-threatening condition
What Drop in information and support centre that provides free and confidential advice and support to people living with cancer. If you have questions about prevention, have just been diagnosed or are living beyond cancer the service is there to help. Services offered counselling, benefits advice, self-help and support, practical support and courses and workshops.
Where The centre is located at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kings Lynn
What Carer support charity advising and offering support as well as advice and information to carers through monthly support groups, advocacy and training.
Who Carers providing unpaid support to loved ones living with cancer
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