The Checklist


Radiation


yup you got it...can-COPE bead set lol

quick change clothing options

LOTION

drinking water

pocketbook calendar- easily accessible by all

lozenges/mints

lip balm


Chemotherapy Room


can-COPE bead set

layered comfy clothes- easy access to infusion site (port, pic or vain)

drinks

snacks

tablet/movies/apps, meditation

ear buds

hand work -NO embroidery/sewing

books

journal/pen

lap blanket, throw

lip balm




Recovery- Snuggle in


can-COPE bead set

bed, sofa, recliner

side table, pouch, bed tray/lap desk, "tv" table

lighting- bedside, reading

water bottle, straw

medications- anti-nausea, antacid, cannabis, pharma, essential oils, diffuser, timer

thermometer

fan- hand or remote controlled

alarm

calendar

reading glasses

unscented laundry products

extra long charging cord

lanyard to hold drains

lozenges/mints

lip balm

toothpicks

heat/cool pad

ear plugs/eye shade

hand lotion

tissues, wet wipes

back scratcher

extra pillows, wedge, body, neck

blankets-throw, lap, weighted, electric

silk pillow case, sleep cap

house coat 

button front PJs, flannel shirt with pockets

slippers (slip on)

socks moisture wicking non-skid

visual inspiration- displayed art, celebration item, view

pen and paper- journal, notes

books- magazines, novel, crosswords

tablet, movies, apps, meditations

ear buds

hobby- knit, crochet, paint, draw, write, rug hooking (skip embroidery and avoid sharp objects)

snacks with intuitive eating- fresh/dried fruits, nuts, jerky, saltine crackers/melba toast

drinks- waters, teas, carbonated water, tonic, electrolytes

shape shifter

free weights, balls, bolster


In Hospital


can-COPE bead set

water

pocket calendar- easily accessible by all

reading glasses

extra long charging cord

lozenges/mints

lip balm

pickers

ear plugs/eye shade

hand lotion/salve

wipes anti bacterial

house coat 

button front PJs

slippers (slip on)

socks moisture wicking

pen and paper

Books- magazines, novel, crosswords

tablet, movies, apps


Pre-op


can-COPE bead set

banking arrangements

heath care insurance in place, apply to Pharmacare

check-ups- eye examination, dentist

pre-op appt

lab work

arrange rides

food prep

chore list, delegate

move items to accessible height

set up sleep/relax areas


pause   breathe   shift

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