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Stepping Stones - bereavement support

What  Bereavement support service for people in East Kent. Bereavement support volunteers are there to listen and help people through their feelings of grief, and they can advise on some coping strategies. Support is offered over a 30-minute support call and a second follow up call, they will signpost to other support services if ongoing bereavement councelling or support is needed.

Where  East Kent

Who  People who are bereaved and living in East Kent

Location

Plender House
56 London Road
Canterbury, Kent CT2 8JA
United Kingdom
51° 16' 56.316" N, 1° 3' 53.2692" E
Kent GB

Imago

What  Charity offering a range of services and projects to support independence, reduce social isolation and create opportunities for vulnerable people in the community.  It offers information, advice, resources, training, counselling and support.

Where  Kent, Medway, East Sussex and London

Who  People living with cancer including family, friends and carers

Location

United Kingdom
GB

We Are Undefeatable

What Supporting people with a range of long term health conditions by supporting and encourage finding ways to be active.  Please see its website for more information.

Where Nationwide

Who Anyone with a long term health condition including people affected by cancer.

Location

United Kingdom
GB

The Macmillan Living with and Beyond Cancer Team - North East Lincolnshire

What  Service that provides support for people and their carers who are living with and beyond cancer. The service offers a holistic needs assessment to those who are facing numerous physical, psychological, social, spiritual and financial issues. It offers one to one support through a nurse specialist or a support worker, group sessions, peer support, physical activity sessions, fatigue management and other support options. Please get in touch if you would like further information or to make a referral.

Location

St Andrews Hospice
Peaks Lane Grimsby
DN32 9RP
United Kingdom
53° 33' 3.8484" N, 0° 4' 23.0412" W
GB

Panache

What  Home visit wig service for ladies suffering total or partial or thinning hair loss.  More information can be found on its website.

Where Sussex, South London, Southeast London, and Surrey

Who People affected by cancer

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Location

United Kingdom
GB

Confidentially Yours

What Organisation supplying wigs and hairpieces made from human hair or fibre, scarves, turbans and other types of headwear. Prescriptions are accepted as part payment for a wig. Home visits can be arranged.  More information can be found on its website.   

Where Based in Crowborough, also cover most of Kent, East and West Sussex and parts of South and South East London.

Location

4, Church Road Crowborough
East Sussex TN6 1BL
United Kingdom
51° 3' 14.4576" N, 0° 9' 18.7164" E
GB

Yoga for Cancer

What  Free yoga class for people living with any type of cancer. Yoga can help with relaxation and reduce the stress, anxiety and depression that often come with cancer and cancer treatments. The classes are taught by a Level 4 Cancer and Exercise Rehabilitation specialist and certified yoga instructor. 

Where  Ashford

Who  People living with cancer

Location

Repton Connect Community Centre
Repton Avenue
Ashford, Kent TN23 3RX
United Kingdom
51° 9' 26.3088" N, 0° 51' 9.414" E
Kent GB

NHS physical activity guidelines - babies, children and adults

What  Free NHS physical activity guidelines. Physical activity is extremely important to improving and maintaining health, and reducing the risk of many illnesses and conditions. The guidelines provide information on the different types of physical actvity and exercises, the needs at different stages from childhood through to adulthood and old age, how much exercise to do, and how to incorporate exercise and activities into daily life.

Location

United Kingdom
GB

William Harvey Hospital - Chaplaincy service

What  Chaplaincy services available at East Kent University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to support people living with cancer and their loved ones through difficult times. Chaplaincy services are available to everyone and people do not have to be in any way 'religious' to see a Chaplain. Chaplains are there to listen, encourage, question and support during periods of difficulty. The Chaplaincy department has representatives of all major Christian denominations and has contacts with all major world-faith groups in the area.

Location

William Harvey Hospital
Kennington Rd Willesborough
Ashford TN24 0LZ
United Kingdom
51° 8' 37.9968" N, 0° 54' 26.0568" E
GB