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Cancer Care

Dealing with a cancer diagnosis

When you worry about a possible symptom of cancer or receive a cancer diagnosis, you may experience all sorts of emotions. Stress is a natural reaction to this piece of news because cancer often changes lives in significant ways.

At this time of need, Guardian Angel Carers want to be there for you. We can work with you to determine the best approach to home care. Our experienced team can provide you and your loved ones with both practical and emotional support.

We can assist every step of the way

The multiple ways Guardian Angel Carers can assist you and your family include, but aren’t limited to, the following scenarios:

  • As part of the screening process, waiting for a diagnosis can cause anxiety. During this time, Guardian Angel Carers can step in to take care of household concerns and other tasks that might feel depleting.
  • Once your doctors identify a type of cancer, treatment can begin. At this stage, Guardian Angel Carers can help with transportation to and from appointments, medication management and more.
  • When living with cancer feels burdensome, a CareAngel can take on some of the weight of household concerns.
  • Should your treatment require a stay in hospital Guardian Angel Carers can help with the readjustment to home life.

Please contact us to learn more about the customised care Guardian Angel Carers can provide.

Feel good about help at home

Quality cancer care at home

Prognosis of cancer can vary from excellent to devastating for both the patient and their loved ones. Healthcare practitioners carefully personalise cancer treatments for best results. This can involve surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, and/or hormone therapy, according to what’s necessary. And it doesn’t stop there. Firstly, side effects of cancer treatment can sometimes be difficult to bear or witness. Also, cancer can be chronic, which means that it is incurable. This will require ongoing treatment over months or years. Home-based treatment is available for some forms of cancer, while others require access to cancer care facilities. But if doctors customise treatment, why not customise your care as well? That’s why we offer custom care options for our clients.

Cancer care is often time-consuming and complicated, our CareAngels can help make it easier on everyone. We’ll make sure that your loved one attends all of their important medical appointments. We’re also well-prepared to offer emotional support during moments that are particularly difficult to bear.

All of our CareAngels understand how best to provide support for everyone affected, simply contact us to discuss your needs.

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What is cancer exactly?

Although over 200 different kinds of cancer exist, all forms of cancer involve the damaging growth of abnormal cells. These cancerous cells have the potential to grow, spread, and invade normal cells. They can do this, no matter where in the body it begins.

What are signs and symptoms of cancer?

Early signs of cancer depend on the type and the severity of the cancer. General signs of cancer are difficult to specify, but many people report:

  • Feeling overwhelming tiredness or fatigue.
  • Sudden or unexpected weight loss.
  • Unusual bleeding.
    Pain.
  • Fever may also be reported.

What causes cancer?

Unfortunately, most occurrences of cancer are difficult to attribute to a single, isolated cause. Possible causes include:

  • Damage to genes that build up over time, but there may be other factors that explain this damage too.
  • Exposure to carcinogens, which are cancer-causing substances like tobacco or inhaled asbestos.
  • Genetic and biological factors.
  • Some viruses and bacteria are cancer-causing.
  • Certain drugs and medicines.
  • Experts also link the radiation in X-rays and the sun’s ultraviolet radiation to some forms of cancer.

Three easy steps to Guardian Angels Care

1. Get in Touch

Either call or email or use the simple form below, and one of our friendly care team will either chat to you or respond to your enquiry.

2. Free Assessment

We will work out the type and amount of help or care that is required. A dedicated care manager will visit you at home or hospital for a free no obligation initial assessment.

3. Care begins

Once help or care is in place we will continually monitor and review this situation to make sure you are receiving the care you need.

Get in touch with us today. We will listen, guide and advise you on the best options for you, even if that means referring you elsewhere.

Specialist Care

There are a wide range of conditions for which you may be requiring care at home.