The health care professionals and trained volunteers who work at Cherry Lodge provide a range of support to meet different needs. These include the following:
The regular Drop-In Sessions at Cherry Lodge provide an opportunity for people with cancer to meet each other, overcome isolation and offer mutual support.
A range of one-to-one complementary therapies, such as acupuncture, reflexology and aromatherapy, is provided by professionally qualified and accredited therapists and is coordinated by a qualified nurse.
A range of group therapies, such as chi kung and yoga, is provided on a weekly basis.
One-to-one psychological and emotional support is available from our qualified and accredited professionals.
Hairdressing and Headwear
This is a service to help people whose hair has been affected by cancer treatment.
Home Visits by Befrienders
Our Home Visiting Service reaches out into the community to help improve the lives of people with cancer. Trained befrienders are able to provide practical as well as emotional support within people’s own homes.
Cherry Lodge provides a welcoming meeting place for Support Groups for people affected by specific cancers.