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Strides for Life  Exercise Programme:

Strides for Life is a structured 16 week walking programme developed by the Irish Cancer Society to help people recovering from cancer treatment to improve their level of fitness. Regular exercise is an important part of cancer rehabilitation and has been shown to improve the quality of living in cancer survivors. Keeping and staying active can help improve not just your physical but also your emotional health and wellbeing.The programme is supervised by a specialist physiotherapist and nurse who will assess and monitor each individuals progress throughout the 16 week programme.

 

 

Cancer : Thriving and Surviving Programme – Steps to healthier living

The Cancer: Thriving and Surviving Self-Management Programme is an evidence-based programme developed by Stanford University School of Medicine, designed for people who are recovering from cancer treatment. The programme runs for 2 ½ hours once a week for six consecutive weeks and  gives participants the skills to coordinate all the things needed to manage their health, as well as to help them keep active in their lives and relationships. Participants learn new knowledge, acquire skills in using strategies and techniques, and gain higher confidence and motivation to manage their health after treatment ends. Topics covered include;

  • Techniques to deal with problems such as fatigue, frustration, pain, isolation and poor sleep and living with uncertainty
  • Exercise for regaining and maintaining flexibility and endurance
  • Making decisions about treatment and complementary therapies
  • Communicating effectively with family and health professionals
  • Nutrition and healthy living

 

Prostate Cancer Psychosocial Education Programme
 
This is a 6 week education programme for men living with a diagnosis of prostate cancer. The aim of the programme is to enhance physical and emotional wellbeing by developing healthy coping strategies and encouraging lifestyle change that will improve one’s quality of life. Topics discussed include;

 

 

 

Strides for Life  Exercise Programme:

Strides for Life is a structured 16 week walking programme developed by the Irish Cancer Society to help people recovering from cancer treatment to improve their level of fitness. Regular exercise is an important part of cancer rehabilitation and has been shown to improve the quality of living in cancer survivors. Keeping and staying active can help improve not just your physical but also your emotional health and wellbeing.The programme is supervised by a specialist physiotherapist and nurse who will assess and monitor each individuals progress throughout the 16 week programme.

 

 

 

 

Cancer : Thriving and Surviving Programme – Steps to healthier living

The Cancer: Thriving and Surviving Self-Management Programme is an evidence-based programme developed by Stanford University School of Medicine, designed for people who are recovering from cancer treatment. The programme runs for 2 ½ hours once a week for six consecutive weeks and  gives participants the skills to coordinate all the things needed to manage their health, as well as to help them keep active in their lives and relationships. Participants learn new knowledge, acquire skills in using strategies and techniques, and gain higher confidence and motivation to manage their health after treatment ends. Topics covered include;

 

  • Techniques to deal with problems such as fatigue, frustration, pain, isolation and poor sleep and living with uncertainty
  • Exercise for regaining and maintaining flexibility and endurance
  • Making decisions about treatment and complementary therapies
  • Communicating effectively with family and health professionals
  • Nutrition and healthy living

Prostate Cancer Psychosocial Education Programme
 
This is a 6 week education programme for men living with a diagnosis of prostate cancer. The aim of the programme is to enhance physical and emotional wellbeing by developing healthy coping strategies and encouraging lifestyle change that will improve one’s quality of life. Topics discussed include;

 

 

 

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