Our challenge is to ensure we have sufficient funding in place to create the best possible environment for our clients.
We need to provide a setting that fulfils all health and safety requirements for vulnerable clients, allowing us to renew worn therapeutic equipment, while also providing easy access for all and at the same time offering a welcoming homely and therapeutic setting.
Each year we provide care to more than 1,500 people who are faced with the impact a cancer diagnosis can have on their lives. We are here to listen, offer counselling, therapies and physical support. We provide the care these families deserve.
Cavendish Cancer Care is a local Sheffield charity dedicated to improving the quality of life for people living with cancer in South Yorkshire, North Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. We believe no one should face cancer alone, so we provide emotional support through counselling and complementary therapies to the patient, their carer and their children. Our services are provided free of charge and we rely on the donations from supporters and help from volunteers to continue our work. We provide the support that local families deserve.
I never used to notice the weather or the trees. But now I get up in the morning and think to myself, ‘Welcome to another day on planet earth’.
The primary benefit was that it refocused me. I learnt how to vent the anger that was all bottled up. I mean, 7 weeks of radiotherapy and chemo and it’s got to come out. It’s essential.
I just loved how Anna would say, “Yesterday has gone. Put it behind you. Your problems are not your fault or your wife’s. Let it go.”
I enjoy life much better now than before the cancer.
I haven’t changed as a person, but cars … money … this and that, it doesn’t mean anything.