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Resources for families

The resources listed in the table below have been created to help you and your family cope with your child’s cancer diagnosis and treatment throughout their healthcare journey.

Resources for families

12-week checklist for parents and carers


diagnosis

Camp Quality - kids guide to cancer

CanTeen - parenting through cancer

CanTeen - YouTube channel

Caregiver coping and self-care

Centrelink information for families


carer, allowance

Children's Oncology Group - the first month off treatment

Children's Oncology Group - two to six months off treatment

Children's Oncology Group - six to twelve months off treatment

Children's Oncology Group - one year off treatment and beyond

Diagnosis checklist for families


check list

Family forum summary - May 2019

Family forum summary - January 2019

Family forum summary - November 2018

Feeding and swallowing after surgery fact sheet


speech pathology

Feeding and swallowing during chemotherapy fact sheet


speech pathology

Feeding and swallowing during radiotherapy fact sheet


speech pathology

Helathcare tool box - helping children and families cope with illness and injury

How sleep can be affected by oncology treatment fact sheet


sleep

Imaginary Friend Society - providing answers, smiles and support to kids facing cancer

Life back in the community after cancer


guide for families

Neuropsychology and oncology


oncology, cancer, paediatric, cognition, learning

Oncology medical staff

Oncology nursing staff

Pharmacist

Physiotherapy and oncology


physical therapy, physio

Social Work and Welfare Service


family support, financial support

Speech pathology and oncology


speech therapy, voice, swallowing

The Boss of your brain

Words of wisdom


parent, advice, reflections



This service is available at

Oncology Day Unit – Outpatients (5c)
Queensland Children’s Hospital
Level 5
501 Stanley Street
South Brisbane
QLD 4101
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Oncology Inpatient Unit (10a and 11b)
Queensland Children’s Hospital
Levels 10 and 11
501 Stanley Street
South Brisbane
QLD 4101
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Contact details

t: 07 3068 2060 (Oncology Day Unit)  |  07 3068 1111 (hospital switchboard)
f:  07 3068 3899
e: QCH_Onc_CNC@health.qld.gov.au

Operating hours

Oncology Day Unit

Monday to Friday, 7.30am-7pm, including public holidays (except Christmas Day).

Oncology Inpatient Unit

24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Related services

Queensland Youth Cancer Service
Emergency Department
Haematology and Haemophilia
Medical Imaging and Nuclear Medicine
Paediatric Intensive Care Unit
Paediatric Palliative Care Service
Queensland Paediatric Rehabilitation Service

Resources

View all oncology fact sheets

Oncology family news

Winter 2019