Dry July has funded an integrated physical therapy program available to all suitable in-patient and out-patient cancer patients. This program will be run across two Barwon Health sites/departments (In-patient Baxter 6 Haemotology/Oncology Ward and our Out-patient Supportive Care Centre. The program will include a wide variety of classes/therapy sessions from a mix of exercise facilitators and physio and would include the following:
- 'Living with Cancer' Exercise therapy
- Exercise Physiology ad physio
- Tai Chi
- Oncology Massage provided by oncology massage therapists.
This will positively affect suitable patients by improving health and well-being in general but also providing patients with something positive to focus on with their bodies.