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Staying well while staying home

We've gathered some helpful resources and ideas for staying well while staying home.

Last updated Feb 2022

As restrictions end, most people will return to their pre-Covid way of life. But for many vulnerable people, including cancer patients, the threat of Covid has not gone away and resuming normal activities does not yet feel safe.

Some patients will continue to restrict their movements or even remain in isolation at home. Isolating at home can pose challenges to our mental, emotional and physical wellbeing, so we've gathered some helpful resources and ideas for staying well while staying home.

For information about coronavirus and cancer for patients, carers and volunteers, please click here

General wellbeing
Sleep, nutrition & self-care
Mental wellbeing
Minding your mental and emotional health

Mental wellbeing with Dr Sonya Collier

Dr Sonya Collier provides helpful, practical advice about a number of issues that might be impacting mental wellbeing at this time, including anxiety; sleeplessness; isolation and loneliness.

Listen now

Physical wellbeing
Exercise and physical health
Supports and resources
Helpful information for people with cancer
Contact the Irish Cancer Society Support Line

If you have worries or concerns about cancer, you can speak confidentially to an Irish Cancer Society Cancer Nurse through the Freephone Support Line on 1800 200 700.

Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm