The Checklist


Radiation

quick change clothing options

LOTION

water

pocketbook calendar- easily accessible by all

lozenges/mints

lip balm


Chemotherapy Room

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

drinks

snacks

tablet movies apps, meditation, hand work, books

ear buds 

journal

blanket lap, throw

can-cope sak




Recovery- Snuggle in

Bed, sofa, recliner

side table, pouch, lap desk

lighting- bedside, reading

water bottle, copper vessel, straw

medications- anti- nausea, antacid, cannabis, pharma, essential oils (diffuser)

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

pickers

heat/cool pad

ear plugs/eye shade

hand lotion

tissues, wet wipes

back scratcher

extra pillows, wedge body neck

blankets lap, warm

*silk pillow case, sleep cap

house coat 

button front PJs

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 avoid sharp objects)

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

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

shape shifter, free weights, balls


In Hospital

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

banking arrangements

heath care insurance in place

apply to Pharmacare

pre-op appt

lab work

arrange rides

food prep

chore list, delegate

move items to accessible height

set up sleep relax areas


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