Supportive Care

Supportive care is an umbrella term used to refer to services that may be required by those with cancer, their family and carers.

People affected by cancer may experience a range of supportive care needs that can be described under the following areas or domains; physical, social, information, spiritual and psychological needs.

There are a range of services that are available to people affected by cancer. Some of these are hospital based services others are provided by community health organisations, local councils and volunteer organisations.

Hume RICS recognises the supportive care needs of the people within our region and is working on a number of initiatives that aim to increase access to supportive care services both within our region and beyond.

Supportive Care Resources

 

Hume RICS recognises the supportive care needs of the people within our region and is working on a number of initiatives that aim to increase access to supportive care services both within our region and beyond.

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