Paul's Cancer Support Centre
Paul's Cancer Support Centre helps anyone who has been affected by cancer, including not just people who have cancer, but also those who have a family member or friend with the disease as well as health care professionals. They offer a warm and welcoming environment, in which each person is regarded as an individual with their own unique response to the changes brought about by a life-threatening illness.
- The Centre aims to combine compassion with a rigorous assessment of potential forms of information and support that could be offered.
- CSC services can help to:
- Reduce levels of stress and trauma.
- Create a sense of well being.
- Improve self-esteem and self-confidence.
- Reduce feelings of loneliness.
- Increase people's sense of control and influence.
- Raise energy levels.
The Services provided include:
- One-to-one services of counselling, various forms of massage and reflexology, hypnotherapy, healing and relaxation and visualisation.
- Group classes (including the creative and self-discovery groups, yoga and qigong classes).
- Support Groups (the carers group, the peer support group, African-Caribbean and Asian Support Groups).
- A telephone helpline, drop-in service and lending library, providing practical information, a listening ear and emotional support to people affected by cancer.
- Publications in Ethnic languages and English. Resources are available in Bengali, Chinese, Gujarati, Punjabi, Tamil and Urdu.
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