In a Feel Better class you will learn practical tips such as how to take care of your skin, make-up techniques to disguise how you may be feeling, and advice for those experiencing hair loss. It is a chance to connect with others who understand what you are going through. Classes run in over 40 locations nationwide, and we also hold online classes for in-depth advice and support.
Angel Delivery delivers fresh meal care packages, packed full of hearty family meals prepared by local chefs, along with all the trimmings, desserts and treats for the family. Designed to send to your loved ones, our care packages are the perfect alternative to flowers, to help ease the load during those times in life where cooking is the last thing on your mind. Delivered chilled to the door all across New Zealand, with a handwritten personal note. It's your love, delivered.
Sweet Louise support includes regular one-to-one contact with a local support coordinator; access to a wide range of information and resources; and social support through meetings with others with advanced breast cancer, and an active online support group. We also provide emergency vouchers for essentials like food and for petrol to get to hospital visits, and vouchers for complementary therapies and initiatives such as family trips.
Membership is free and open to anyone diagnosed with advanced breast cancer.
Trained at advanced hair studio over 10 years ago. Helping men and women with their hair loss journey, creating beautiful, natural looking hair, customised to each individual person, done in a private home-based salon.
My mission is to help my clients through enhancing communication, relationships, intimacy and sexuality. I am inclusive and I do not discriminate regardless of age, race, cultural background, religion, sexual orientation, gender or disability. My clients’ privacy is respected at all times. Everyone has a right to a fulfilling and healthy sex life. Through sex therapy you can discover and understand the beginnings of the sexual difficulty and identify ways to increase your sexual satisfaction.
Professionals refer their patients to me to complement medical treatment to help when illnesses impact on sexuality.
There's a range of resources available to help people and their whānau to engage with advance care planning. You can find out more from your medical or nursing staff at the hospital where you're being treated. The New Zealand Health Quality and Safety Commission also provide a written information and videos.
We also recommend you talk to a Support Coordinator at Sweet Louise if you'd like to find out more.
Age Concern New Zealand believes we can make New Zealand a wonderful place to live in at any age, a great place to add life to years and, importantly, a community that promotes inclusion, participation, dignity and respect for older New Zealanders.
Available in: South Auckland, West Auckland, Central Auckland, East Auckland, North Auckland
Amitabha Hospice Service offers free practical home help and compassionate companionship for the elderly and the incurably ill of any age and their families with specially trained and supervised caregivers throughout the greater Auckland area. Amitabha Hospice Service is dedicated to developing and maintaining the highest quality of compassionate care in co-operation with other professional community services.
Oncology massage is specifically tailored to meet the needs of people suffering from cancer based on their symptoms, treatments and any known side effects. It’s gentle and safe, focuses on supporting the client through the various stages of cancer treatment and recovery. It can help to alleviate pain and discomfort, promote blood circulation, release muscle tension and improve physical mobility as well as overall mood.
The Anglican Care Centre started as a dream 27 years ago and continues today to offer counselling, financial mentors, seniors community worker and help to all who call or drop by. Our services are available Monday - Friday and a phone call is all that is needed to start the process.
We stock a comprehensive range of prostheses forms, bras and swimwear. We can advise you and provide you with garments that best suit your needs. We understand the importance of restoring your confidence and self-esteem and focus on making the transition as easy as possible.
Based in Otago, this service is available for Māori and Pasifika with cancer and their whānau. Our kaimahi can advocate and provide a support network for whānau, helping them with accurate information about their condition, treatment options and when to begin treatment. Referrals can be made by Health providers, GPs, the hospital, or friends and whānau.
Empowering you to live well. We offer integrative lifestyle programmes and residential wellbeing retreats supporting people and their whānau affected by a cancer diagnosis. We hold five-day residential wellbeing retreats, mindfulness, meditation and relaxation, the science of healing, the mind-body-spirit connection, creative art therapy, and recommended book resources to share and loan. Our practices use evidence-based information and resources illuminating the integrative and holistic nature of living well.
Office hours vary. Please contact us in advance to make an appointment.
We've been creating award-winning products for women for over eight years. NatFem Balm was created specifically to help with vaginal dryness. We also make an oil version for women looking for a beeswax-free option. These products are bursting with botanical goodness and each ingredient has been carefully selected for their unique benefits.
Aroha Mai Cancer Support Services is a voluntary team which aims to support cancer patients and their whānau/families in Rotorua through a number of services. These include counselling, assistance with travel for cancer treatment, providing a "listening ear", helping patients and their whānau/family to understand cancer treatments and possible side effects, and relieving family members with care help.
I am a qualified wig specialist. I do a personalised service and can come to your home to do consultations and fittings. I also do a mail order service. I specialise in human hair units and try match a wig to your own hair. I am a Ministry of Health provider.
Nadia and Shannon provide a holistic, evidence based rehabilitation service where people, who have a cancer diagnosis, can have all of their rehabilitation needs met under one roof instead of being referred to multiple therapists.
They can create a personalised exercise programme and individualised treatment that can help manage a range of side effects. Ask about treatment fees.
Available in: Central Auckland, East Auckland, North Auckland, South Auckland, West Auckland
Avana Laser Clinic uses the latest laser technology and equipment to remove all types of tattoos. Our main aim is to provide the best result each and every time to our customers, while looking after their health and skin.
Bellyful has more than 600 volunteers throughout New Zealand, who prepare delicious meals in a monthly ‘Cookathon’. These are frozen and delivered to whānau, with babies or young children, who need support - including when a family member is seriously unwell.
We offer wig expert advice and guidance to all of our alopecia, chemotherapy and hair loss condition customers in New Zealand. Our medical-quality wigs, custom made wigs, toppers, hair pieces and headwear play a major part in helping women, men and children with hair loss to feel like themselves again.
We take pride in helping you choose the right look and wig with a perfect fit in a private environment.
I am Sue Hoyle, with 20 year's bra fitting experience. I have the privilege of taking you through the next step of your journey after breast surgery with a bra and prosthesis fitting to make you look and feel fantastic again. My private fitting clinic is open Tuesdays and Wednesdays between 9am -3pm, and by appointment on other days if required.
At Body Dynamics our client is the center of our focus. We endeavor to support you on your journey to successful recovery, to regain functions of daily activities and optimal movement range. We employ a number of modalities and tailor our treatment plans to best suit your unique health requirements.
Water is a fantastic healer and the sport of dragon boating provides the perfect low impact repetitive movement to aid lymphoedema and fitness, as well as providing social support. If you enjoy the outdoors, water and close friends the team would love to meet you.
Available in: Central Auckland, East Auckland, Hutt, North Auckland, South Auckland, Wellington, West Auckland
BRA Day is an internationally recognised day dedicated to the education and awareness of breast reconstruction after breast cancer surgery. Breast Cancer Foundation NZ partner with the specialist team of surgeons and nurses from Counties Manukau and Hutt Valley Regions to host an event highlighting options for reconstruction, different surgeries and the best timing for these, as well as what to expect from your recovery. Follow the link below to find out more.
BCAC is run by breast cancer survivors, and represents more than 30 breast cancer-related groups as well as individual members. We have used our experiences to develop the Step by Step support pack. This free pack provides resources, information and advice to those newly diagnosed with breast cancer. BCAC is also able to help women navigate the health system and provide information or assistance when needed.
We provide support for all people with a diagnosis of breast cancer either newly diagnosed, in remission, or with secondary cancer. We do this via support groups, one-to-one contact (usually by phone, online, or in person by arrangement), and a free help line available 365 days a year.
We support and empower women on their journey with breast cancer through our shared experience, respecting our cultural diversity and honouring each other’s unique identity.
When ladies are first diagnosed with breast cancer, one of our specially trained volunteers will contact them and support them through their journey. We also run fortnightly coffee groups, subsidised pilate classes, and have a Facebook page with all our up-to-date happenings, specifically for those who have or have had a breast cancer diagnosis to connect and support each other.
We are New Zealand's exclusive provider of Anita Mastectomy products as well as providers of Amoena Mastectomy products. Both Anita and Amoena are world leaders in design and manufacturing of prostheses and bras. We have over 20 years' experience in fitting women with product that fits and suits their lifestyle. Privacy, professionalism and the perfect fit are paramount. Women leave their appointment with their product fitted feeling confident and comfortable. "Women helping Women". Contact Nicola the mobile consultant on 027 242 5174 or follow the link below to the website.
Breastcare Specialists offer private home fittings, in-store appointments and clinics in Hawera, Stratford and Opunake. Whether you had had breast conserving surgery or a mastectomy, we will be able to advise you on the many choices available from our extensive range of products.
Available in: South Auckland, West Auckland, Central Auckland, East Auckland, North Auckland
The Busting with Life Dragon Boat team was established in 1998 to provide hope and inspiration to those with breast cancer, and to make a difference - through exercise.
Encouraging active living following a diagnosis and treatment of the disease. To inspire those with Breast Cancer to lead full and active lives. We have fun, friendship and great racing competition, especially with the other BC teams throughout New Zealand. Our base is in Tamaki Makaurau, paddling on the waters that we in Auckland all love. We train at Westhaven Monday and Wednesday evenings.
Available in: Canterbury, Dunedin - South Otago, Hawkes Bay, Nationwide, Southland, Wellington
The CanInspire Charitable Trust have been supporting people with illness, trauma and loss since 2010. It is our privilege to serve communities by having our CanBead workshops available. So far, we have inspired thousands of people. Motto: Create – Support – Inspire
A perfect and helpful gift to send to someone you care about. There are a range of different care boxes available -- each product has been selected to provide comfort and relief from side-effects from treatment.
Robyn and Julee have recently launched their online programme “Cancer FIT+” to provide exercise, mindset, nutrition and support to empower people to create healthy habits, no matter where they are in their cancer journey.
They are passionate about providing people with the skills and support they need to take that first step into exercise (or keep exercising) which research has shown to improve the side effects of cancer treatment, such as fatigue, deconditioning, nausea, and pain.
Australasian website with evidence-based breast cancer information. This portal for patients and carers provides excellent information and videos to support people having cancer treatment. It's also worth having a good look around this website for breast cancer specific information.
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