Project Description

Our Courses and Programmes

The Cuisle Cancer Support Centre offers many different courses and programmes to help and support everyone affected by a cancer diagnosis.

These include:

Prostate Cancer Group
This six week course, aimed at men diagnosed with prostate cancer, provides education and support, as well as the opportunity to meet other men in similar situation and share experiences.
Grant Aided By ICS

Pelvic Floor Exercises
These exercise classes help pre and post cancer or any pelvic operation.

Strides For Life
This is a 15 week personalised walking programme. Exercise has being shown to improve quality of life for cancer survivors and is hugely beneficial both physically and mentally.
Grant Aided By ICS

Thrive & Survive Programme
This is a 6 week programme which give participants the skills to coordinate all the things needed to manage their health, as well as to help 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.

Living Life Programme
This 8 week programme aims to provide people diagnosed with secondary cancer information, support and an opportunity to meet with other people who have had a similar diagnosis.
Grant Aided By ICS

Staying Well At Home Programme
This programme is a day service enabling palliative patients to have an improved quality of life.
Delivered on behalf of Laois Hospice

Caring For A Person Diagnosed With Cancer
The carers group provides coping strategies for the carers of people diagnosed with advanced cancer.

Early Menopause
A programme which provides information for women experiencing early menopause due to cancer treatments.

Climb Programme
This six-week programme is designed especially for children of primary school-going age (5-11 years) who have a parent or a significant adult who has been diagnosed with cancer. The sessions are designed to be fun and involve discussion, art and play to assist children to understand and express the feeling they have.

Bereavement Group
This programme is for those bereaved by cancer.

Nutrition Talks
We hold nutrition talks for both clients and the general public a number of times through the year.

Osteoporosis Talks
Chemotherapy, steroid medication or hormonal therapy may cause osteoporosis which is the thinning of the bones. We hold osteoporosis talks for both clients and the general public a number of times through the year.

Your Journey

No matter where you are in your journey, we understand that taking the first step and reaching out for support is often the hardest part. So many of our clients tell us they wish they’d done it sooner, and we promise we’ll make it easy for you when you do get in touch. So call us today on 057 8681492 or email info@cuislecancersuppport.ie and let us offer you help and support to cope on the road ahead.

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CUISLE CANCER SUPPORT CENTRE

CANCER SUPPORT FOR EVERYONE
IN-HOUSE NURSES
DEDICATED STAFF
FREE OF CHARGE
CONFIDENTIAL

OPENING HOURS

Portlaoise

Monday to Thursday 9.00 – 17.00
Friday 9.00 – 13.00

Sallins

Tuesdays & Thursdays 10.00 – 16.00

CENTRE LOCATIONS

Laois & Kildare