Our Online Blood Cancer Support Service
The Leukaemia Foundation’s Online Blood Cancer Support Service is designed to assist patients and carers with navigating blood cancer in a personalised way.
It is simple to use and credible, filled with up-to-date information curated by the Leukaemia Foundation. The Online Support Service is of benefit to anyone with any type of blood cancer, including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma.
Optimised and accessible
The new service is free to use and optimised for any device, including phones, laptops and tablets. All you’ll need is an internet connection. There’s plenty of accessible content, including podcasts and closed captioned videos.
Blood Cancer Advocate
Barry Du Bois
What can the Online Support Service help with?
The service offers an intuitive way to learn about important blood cancer topics, including what to expect beyond treatment.
It can help improve quality of life and wellbeing by addressing person-centred care needs and concerns. One of the highlight features is the digital energy coach. Patients can insert their energy scores and the service will provide tailored strategies to help manage fatigue.
And it can connect patients with the Leukaemia Foundation’s Blood Cancer Support Coordinators, a unique team of trained healthcare professionals that can meet the complex challenges of living with blood cancer.
Key benefits of the online support service
Some of the highlight features include:
- Learning modules – including adapting to a new normal and returning to work
- A personalised digital energy coach – evidence-based guidance on how to manage fatigue
- Health service directory – a comprehensive guide of blood cancer-related services across the country
- Online chat with the Leukaemia Foundation’s expert Blood Cancer Support Coordinators – trained healthcare professionals
Supporting Health Care Professionals
Help your patients discover practical steps to live with blood cancer, built by a reputable and trusted healthcare organisation with nearly 50 years of experience. By addressing person-centred care needs and concerns the new service can help improve quality of life and wellbeing.
It’s simple to use and highly credible, filled with content specially curated by the Leukaemia Foundation, with information and recommendations relevant to the blood cancer community. It also provides patients with a comprehensive guide to local allied health services at the touch of a button.
Encourage your patients to share their learnings from the Online Support Service as this may enhance patient management.
Frequently asked questions
- Is it an app that needs to be downloaded?
- What information do I need to share when setting up a profile?
- Can I chat to someone via this service?
- Will you still have people I can talk to over the phone or in person about blood cancer?
Find the answers to these and more in our frequently asked questions section.
Connect with your blood cancer community
We’re here for you. There are many ways to connect and find support.
The Leukaemia Foundation offers life-changing, wraparound health services for anyone impacted by blood cancer, including patients, as well as their family and friends. In addition to the Online Support Service’s chat function, you can call our dedicated blood cancer support line on 1800 620 420.