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Caregivers — spouses, friends, children, siblings, parents or anyone helping provide care — play an important role in a cancer patient’s journey. As a caregiver, you must take care of yourself in order to support your loved one. These resources can help.

Caregiver Café 

Our chaplain provides emotional support and offers educational resources and tips for self-care. Gather with others as you learn how to slow down and take time for yourself. 

For: Caregivers, families

Location: 2nd-floor waiting area, near the elevators

Registration not required. Join at any time.

Call Julie Perry, chaplain, at 434.924.9333.

Counseling

Meet our social workers and psychologist to help you find ways to care for yourself. You can choose to meet with or without the patient you’re supporting.

Spiritual Care

Our chaplain provides spiritual care and support to patients and caregivers. Whether you're part of a specific faith tradition or not, our chaplain can listen, offer prayer and help you reflect on our own emotional or spiritual concerns. 

Grief Support Groups

We offer a grief support group periodically for loved ones of patients who have died. For more information about the next session, contact chaplain Julie Perry at 434.924.2477 or social worker Jesse Dice at 434.982.4434

Advance Care Planning

An advance directive form documents your healthcare planning decisions. Everyone over the age of 18 should have an advance directive. Download and print the advance directive form.

Access to Medical Records

As a caregiver, you can also request adult caregiver proxy access to another person's account by submitting an Adult Caregiver Proxy Access Form (PDF). 

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