Ho­me from ho­me for can­cer pa­tients

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The Can­sa Ir­ma Bruschi Ca­re Ho­me, si­tu­a­ted at 103 Mer­ri­man S­treet Ge­or­ge, pro­vi­des ac­com­mo­da­ti­on for can­cer pa­tients who are un­der­going tre­at­ment at a cen­t­re far from ho­me. Gu­e­sts stay for an a­vera­ge of six weeks and re­cei­ve me­als and trans­port to and from the tre­at­ment cen­t­re. Ser­vi­ces of­fe­red in­clu­de:

Ac­com­mo­da­ti­on for twel­ve can­cer pa­tients in four com­for­ta­ble rooms;

Three well-ba­lan­ced me­als per day; Nig­ht ca­re­gi­ver; In­di­vi­du­al and group coun­sel­ling; Sup­port group meet­ings;

Prox­i­mi­ty to hos­pi­tals and on­co­lo­gy u­nits; Pro­vi­si­on of wigs if re­qui­red; Access to bre­ast prost­he­ses; nu­tri­ti­o­nal sup­ple­ments; sto­ma pro­ducts as well as me­di­cal lo­an e­quip­ment such as w­heel­chairs and wal­king aids.

For mo­re in­for­ma­ti­on con­tact Ter­sia Fou­rie on 044 874 4824 / Can­sa toll free on 0800 22 66 22 / tfou­[email protected]­sa. org.za.

Vi­sit www.can­sa.org.za. Com­pi­led by My­ron Ra­bi­no­witz

The Can­sa Ir­ma Bruschi Ca­re Ho­me is si­tu­a­ted in Mer­ri­man S­treet, Ge­or­ge.

Pho­tos: My­ron Ra­bi­no­witz

Three pe­op­le sleep in a room.

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