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What’s in our Chemotherapy gift packs?

Deluxe Chemotherapy Gift Pack 

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Lindi Fight Back Pack

Lindi is the first complete skincare line designed specifically for the unique needs of people undergoing cancer treatment. Pack contains, body lotion, body wash, face moisturizer, face serum (citrus), face serum (lavender), soothing balm.

Lindi Lip Balm

Specially formulated lip balm for use during cancer treatments. Use throughout the day to keep lips moist. Always wash hands before and after use to prevent cross infection.

Heat Pack

Heat packs can be helpful for aches and pains. They can also help your chemotherapy nurse place the needle (cannula) before your treatment. Warming the veins on the back of your hand will help bring them closer to the surface of the skin. On your way to treatment, place the warm heat pack on the back of your hand and wrist as your nurse will usually try and put the cannula in your hand if possible. If you have had surgery to the lymph nodes under your arm, place the heat pack on the opposite side to your surgery.

Tulsi Tummy Wellness Tea (18 bags per box)

Organic India Tummy Wellness Tea contains; Tulsi, ginger, cinnamon and other calming digestive herbs to provide effective digestive support . This delicious and effective blend of healing herbs supports. soothes and ‘settles’ the stomach and digestive system.

 Silky pillowslip

Silky pillow slips are more comfortable while the hair is falling out as there is less friction /tugging whilst sleeping.

Cosy Socks

Many people complain of cold feet whilst having chemotherapy treatment. Cosy socks help to keep them snug.

Also includes all of the standard box

$10 from every Deluxe Chemo Kit will go to cancer charity

 

Standard Chemotherapy Gift Pack

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Queasy Drops

Formulated and approved by healthcare professionals in the US. Queasy drops use all natural ingredients to help feelings of nausea. If nausea and vomiting continue, please speak to your healthcare team who may adjust your anti-sickness medications.

Blistex Lip Balm

Lip balm helps keep dry lips hydrated throughout the day. Always wash hands before and after use to help prevent cross infection.

Colgate Soft Toothbrush

Chemotherapy can often leave gums sore, sensitive and at greater risk of infection. Using a hard toothbrush can cause discomfort and abrasions on the gums. Having a thorough mouth care regime is important to keep your mouth healthy and using a soft toothbrush is more comfortable, making brushing easier.

Aloe Vera Toothpaste

Patients have reported aloe vera toothpaste and gels helpful when gums are sore. Some studies have shown it can be helpful in preventing infections like mucositis (Worthington et al, 2011, Interventions for preventing oral mucositis for patients with cancer receiving treatment, Cochrane Library Syst. Review). This toothpaste does not contain fluoride, so it should be used with a fluoride mouthwash to help protect teeth from cavities.

Straws

Sipping fluids through a straw can be more comfortable when the mouth is sensitive.

Aqueous Cream

Hand and foot syndrome (Palmer Plantar Erythrodysethesia) is a side effect of some chemotherapy drugs. It causes redness, swelling tingling or burning, blisters and cracked, flaky skin. Applying Aqueous cream gently to the hands and feet can help keep the skin moist. It can also be used as a body wash in the shower. Please inform your healthcare team if you notice any of these symptoms.

Cotton Gloves

Some chemotherapy treatments can make hands feel sensitive and sore. As well as moisturising, wearing soft cotton gloves can also help when carrying on with daily activities.

Hairnets

Helpful to wear to bed or around the house to catch stray hairs while it is falling out, particularly during Summer months when it may be uncomfortable to wear a wig or turban.

Massage Ball

For rolling under sore and tired feet either at home or during treatment.

Sick Bags

Handy to keep in a bag or pocket – just in case.

$5 from every standard and $10 from every deluxe box will be donated to a cancer Charity. 

 

Basic Chemotherapy Gift Pack

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Queasy Drops

Formulated and approved by healthcare professionals in the US. Queasy drops use all natural ingredients to help feelings of nausea. If nausea and vomiting continue, please speak to your healthcare team who may adjust your anti-sickness medications.

Aqueous Cream

Hand and foot syndrome (Palmer Planter Erythrodysethesia) is a side effect of some chemotherapy drugs. It causes redness, swelling tingling or burning, blisters and cracked, flaky skin. Applying Aqueous cream gently to the hands and feet can help keep the skin moist. It can also be used as a body wash in the shower. Please inform your healthcare team if you notice any of these symptoms.

Cotton Gloves

Some chemotherapy treatments can make hands feel sensitive and sore. As well as moisturising, wearing soft cotton gloves can also help when carrying on with daily activities.

Cosy Socks

Many people complain of cold feet whilst having chemotherapy treatment. Cosy socks help to keep cold toes snug.

 

Radiation Care Kit

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Lindi Soothing Balm

Lindi is the first complete skincare line designed specifically for the unique needs of people undergoing cancer treatment. Originally formulated for dry, cracked hands and feet, this highly emollient lotion is perfect for any intensely dehydrated areas of the skin.

Lindi Cooling Pad

A 4″X7″ reusable cooler pad to soothe compromised skin with the natural cooling and moisturizing effects of water and aloe vera.

Aqueous Cream

Water based emollient. Helpful on dry areas on skin and areas of skin showing slight skin reactions to radiotherapy.

Tulsi Tummy Wellness Tea

Radiotherapy can sometimes cause nausea. Tummy wellness tea may help settle queasy tummies.

 

Breast Cancer Kit

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In one of two colours, helpful for taking everything needed to hospital on treatment days.

Scarf

Beautiful 100% silk scarf.  Soft and easy to tie. Instructions and ideas included.

MooGoo Skin Udder Cream 120mls

Recommended by both cancer patients and health care professionals. Moogoo is great for treating skin which can become dry and sensitive during chemotherapy treatment.

MooGoo Fragrance Free Deodorant

Fragrance and aluminium free deodorant which can be used during chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment.

MooGoo Cow Lick Lip Balm

Lip balm helps keep dry lips hydrated throughout the day. Recommended by oncology Drs.

Queasy Drops

Formulated and approved by healthcare professionals in the US. Queasy drops use all natural ingredients to help feelings of nausea. If nausea and vomiting continue, please speak to your healthcare team who may adjust your anti-sickness medications.

Cosy Socks

Many people complain of cold feet whilst having chemotherapy treatment. Cosy socks help to keep cold toes snug.

Hairnets

Helpful to wear to bed or around the house to catch stray hairs while it is falling out, particularly during Summer months when it may be uncomfortable to wear a wig or turban.

Sick Bags

Handy to keep in a bag or pocket – just in case.

Massage Ball

For rolling under sore and tired feet either at home or during treatment.

Aromatherapy Oil

You will receive either ginger or orange aromatherapy oil. Burning it in an oil burner or placing a few drops in a tissue can help with feelings of nausea. 

Men’s Chemo Kit $99

Radiotherapy Kit

Back Pack

Helpful for carrying essential items on treatment days.

Travel blanket and inflatable pillow

Convenient to take to treatments in hospital and use at home. Sometimes people can feel chilly whilst having treatment, this will help improve comfort during lengthy hospital visits.

Queasy Drops

Losenges made from completely natural ingredients to help improve feelings of nausea. Can be used along side prescribed anti-nausea medication.

Colgate Soft toothbrush

Chemotherapy can often leave gums sore, sensitive and at greater risk of infection. Using a hard toothbrush can cause discomfort and abrasions on the gums. Having a thorough mouth care regime is important to keep your mouth healthy and using a soft toothbrush is more comfortable, making brushing easier.

Aloe Vera Toothpaste

Chemotherapy can often leave gums sore, sensitive and at greater risk of infection. Using a hard toothbrush can cause discomfort and abrasions on the gums. Having a thorough mouth care regime is important to keep your mouth healthy and using a soft toothbrush is more comfortable, making brushing easier.

Blistex lip balm

Lip balm helps keep dry lips hydrated throughout the day.

Aqueous Cream

Hand and foot syndrome (Palmer Plantar Erythrodysethesia) is a side effect of some chemotherapy drugs. It causes redness, swelling tingling or burning, blisters and cracked, flaky skin. Applying Aqueous cream gently to the hands and feet can help keep the skin moist. It can also be used as a body wash in the shower. Please inform your healthcare team if you notice any of these symptoms.

Straws

Sipping fluids through a straw can be more comfortable when the mouth is sensitive.

Tulsi Tummy Wellness Tea

Organic India Tummy Wellness Tea contains; Tulsi, ginger, cinnamon and other calming digestive herbs to provide effective digestive support . This delicious and effective blend of healing herbs supports. soothes and ‘settles’ the stomach and digestive system.

Cotton gloves

Some chemotherapy treatments can make hands feel sensitive and sore. As well as moisturising, wearing soft cotton gloves can also help when carrying on with daily activities.

Sick bags

Handy to keep in a bag or pocket – just in case.

 

10% of Proffit given to St john of god hospital berwick towards their wig libaray.

If you would like to put together your own kit, please contact us and we will be happy to quote you a price. Please email us at: info@practicalcare.com.au or call 0418678141.

  

 

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