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Fatigue management workshop for cancer survivors
Sun, October 23, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM PDT
Join Exercise Physiologist, Sarah Weller, and Occupational Therapist, Karen Gilbert, for this FREE 2-hour workshop on fatigue management for cancer survivors.
Approximately 80% of all cancer survivors will experience fatigue at some point in their journey. This workshop will provide you with evidence-based practical skills, tools and education so that you can learn how to reduce your cancer-related fatigue and increase your overall energy levels.
In this free 2-hour workshop, learn practical strategies to:
1. Manage persistant fatigue
Be guided through practical tools and strategies to help achieve more energy and reduce fatigue
2. Develop a self-management plan
Specific to you and your needs, this plan will help you to manage and track your energy and daily tasks
3. Use exercise to improve energy
Learn the evidence-based guidelines for how to use exercise as a tool to improve your energy. Understand the specifics of what you need to do physically and how to do this safely.
4. Optimize sleep
Understand the key factors that set your internal clock and create the drive for restful, restorative sleep. Learn strategies to calm your mind and give your body the cues it needs to sleep well.
5. Increase overall daily function
By integrating the tools and knowledge learnt during this workshop, you should be able to improve your overall daily function and learn how to make the most of your energy to optimize function.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
On-street metered parking is available surrounding Treloar Physio and an undercover parkade is accessible from Ash street.
Can I bring my spouse / friend / support person / etc?
YES! We encourage you to bring anyone that will be supporting you on this journey. Please RSVP for them as well so that we know who is coming.
What should I bring?
We will be providing you with worksheets to take home and pens. Water and basics snacks will also be provided. Please bring reading glasses (if required).