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Prehabilitation Service

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board Prehabilitation Service

You may be having investigations for a suspected cancer, waiting for treatment or completed treatment for cancer, which ever situation you are in, now is a good time to look after your health.

What is Prehabilitation and Rehabilitation?
Evidence shows that optimising your health and wellbeing will help you to improve your body's ability to cope before any cancer treatment, this is called prehabilitation, and after treatment, this is called rehabilitation. 

Who is Prehabilitation and Rehabilitation suitable for?
This advice is suitable for the general population, however if you have any specific needs in these areas as a result of the suspected or confirmed cancer please discuss this with your key worker or healthcare professional.

Information to support your needs
The following information provides you with the tools to be able to maintain or improve your general health:

The organisations below can provide you with information on local services to support your prehabilitation needs, through face to face, telephone or online support:

What is the Cwm Taf Morgannwg Prehabilitation Service?
The Prehabilitation Service in Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is led by a Dietitian, Occupational Therapist and Physiotherapist and supported by Therapy Assistant Practitioners. It is open to people who require additional support in exercise, diet and wellbeing.

The programme has been designed to help improve overall health and wellbeing.

The following services are offered depending on the initial appointment outcome.

  • Information on local support for exercise, nutrition and wellbeing
  • Exercise classes
  • Education sessions
  • One to one assessment with specialists

These services are offered health board wide – a choice of locations will be offered to suit your situation.

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Contact Us
Please feel free to contact the team using the following email address for further information on the Prehabilitation Service:

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