Checklist for home

  • Let your friends and family know that you may need their help after treatment.
  • If you have a child, look at your available childcare options. Tell the school or nursery so they can help support you and your child.
  • Talk to your employer about the possibility of working from home or working flexible hours.
  • If you have a pet, look at options for pet care.
  • Do your grocery shopping before your hospital visits.
  • Stock your cupboards with lots of easy-to-prepare meals.
  • Prepare meals in advance and freeze them.
  • Keep a diary to help you track your energy levels and plan around them.
  • Arrange for someone to water your plants if you are going to be in hospital for some time.

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Checklist for work

Asking questions about work and cancer can help you prepare for treatment.