For patients or their loved ones who are fighting a battle with cancer, that accreditation means that they'll receive state-of-the-art care at a center that has access to the latest developments in cancer care. And, because The Hayworth Cancer Center is part of High Point Regional, you can rely on the same compassionate caregiving that has always been a staple in High Point.
Gentle Yoga for Cancer Patients
Susan Rostand, physical therapist and certified yoga instructor offers classes designed specifically for cancer patients. No previous experience with yoga is necessary. Participants must complete information forms and physician permission form prior to enrollment. Forms may be obtained by calling Ellen Miller at 878-6000 ext. 3261. All equipment and supplies will be provided. Loose fitting, comfortable clothing is recommended. Class size is limited. Meets each Monday 1 p.m. (known as the Yoga Divas) in the Cancer Resource Center Conference Room. As of February 3, 2010, the class will move to Wednesdays from 10:30-11:45 a.m. and will remain in the same location.
Close Knit Knitting Group
This is a healing activity for anyone touched by cancer. Our group is open to all and made up of active patients, family members, volunteers and survivors. Beginners or experienced knitter and crocheters are welcome. The group meets each Wednesday from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. in the Cancer Resource Center. Supplies provided or you may bring your own. All projects will be donated to the patients of The Hayworth Cancer Center. For more details, contact the Cancer Center at 878-6000.
Stitches with Love Group Knitting/Crocheting
This is a healing activity for anyone touched by cancer. This group is open to all and made up of active patients, family members, volunteers and survivors of cancer. Beginners or experienced knitters/crocheters are welcome. The group meets every Tuesday from 1 – 2:30 p.m. in the Cancer Resource Center. Supplies are provided or participants may bring their own. All projects will be given to the inpatients of the High Point Regional Cancer Center. For more details, contact the Cancer Center at 878-6000.
CancerFitt-Exercise for Cancer Patients
CancerFitt is a 12-week supervised, exercise program designed specifically for cancer patients. Classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at The Fitness Center at High Point Regional. Cost of Cancer FITT is $170 (not insurance billable) with scholarships available. For more information, please call (336) 878-6221.
- Members can utilize the facility during operating hours
- Provides progressive cardiovascular, strength and flexibility exercises
- Pre and post fitness and physical therapy assessments
- Informative education sessions
- Specific group exercise classes led by exercise physiologists
- Physician release required
Road to Recovery Transportation Assistance
The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Program provides transportation to and from treatment for people who have cancer and do not have a ride or are unable to drive themselves. Volunteer drivers donate their time and the use of their vehicles so that patients can receive the life-saving treatments they need. To request transportation, please call the Contact Center at 878-6888
. Individuals interested in becoming a volunteer driver, please contact Laura Jo Goldston at 884-1053. Training is ongoing.
ReVitalize: Cancer Related Fatigue Program
ReVitalize is a one-on-one service of the Rehabilitation Center at High Point Regional Health; it is designed for cancer survivors in a state of overwhelming exhaustion and decreased ability to perform physical and metal work that is not relieved by rest. ReVitalize clients are evaluated and treated for fatigue and musculoskeletal deficits by our licensed physical therapist, Lois Powers. ReVitalize requires a physician referral and is insurance billable. Appointments are scheduled at the client’s convenience. You can contact Lois directly at 878-6000, ext. 2472.
Look Good, Feel Better Program
Look Good, Feel Better is a free American Cancer Society (ACS) program that teaches beauty techniques to women cancer patients in active treatment to help them combat the appearance related side effects of cancer treatment. Learn how to use make up to enhance your complexion as well as ways to disguise hair loss with wigs, scarves and other accessories. Held the first Monday of every month from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Cancer Resource Center and the third Monday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Emerywood Oncology at Premier Drive location (4515 Premier Drive, High Point, NC). Call 1-800-227-2345 to register.
American Cancer Society
Amanda Wyckoff, Mission Delivery Manager from the American Cancer Society is in the Cancer Resource Center every third Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. to answer questions regarding the support services of ACS. Please come by and learn more. Volunteer opportunities available; if interested, contact Amanda
CancerCare Educational Telephone Workshops
CancerCare is a non-profit organization that offers free Telephone Education Workshops as a way for people to learn about cancer-related issues from the convenience of their home or office. These are interactive educational programs to help participants better understand and cope with diagnosis, treatment options, quality-of-life concerns, treatment side effects, pain management, doctor-patient communication and other important topics. All that is needed is a telephone. Participation is free, and no phone charges apply. Pre-registration is required. Click here
to register online or call CancerCare at 1-800-813-HOPE (4673). After you have registered, you will receive additional information.