Comfortable during cancer treatment books computers art projects cafe

Chris O’Brien Lifehouse wants to ensure patients, their families and carers are as comfortable as possible during their time with us.

Our team strives to create a nurturing, comfortable and supportive environment to help ease some of the angst and stress our patients and their loved ones feel after a cancer diagnosis and in the lead up to, during and after treatment. Patients, their carers and their families are invited to use and enjoy our range of facilities including:

A guide to Lifehouse and the area in one handy booklet:

Places to unwind

  • Lifehouse Lounge – where you can take a break; catch up with friends; read a magazine; use the computers; make a cup of tea, coffee or hot chocolate or do some quiet thinking.
  • Comfortable lounges and chill out areas.
  • Quiet reflection area.

Things to do

  • Touch screen individual entertainment units in tablet form for patients undergoing chemotherapy.
  • Games consoles.
  • Art projects through Arterie – our innovative, volunteer-run art and craft engagement program for our patients and their families.

Places to enjoy a cuppa

  • Lifehouse Café – where you can meet up with family and friends for a coffee or nutritious meal.

Ways to stay connected

Find your way

  • Touch screen way-finding kiosks to help find your way around Lifehouse.
  • Patient transport including a free shuttle bus between Lifehouse and Central Station.
  • Ask one of our wayfinding volunteers or friendly reception staff if you need assistance or directions.
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