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It Takes A Team: Families Talk About Traveling for Care for Advanced Cancer Robinson, C.A; Bottorff, J.L; MacKay, K.; Graham, R.; Pesut, B.; Lockie, S.; Fyles, G.; Broughton, S. 2011-11-07

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☐ Family ☐ Friends ☐ Neighbours ☐ Doctors ☐ Nurses ☐ Pharmacists ☐ Other families undergoing treatment ☐ Social workers ☐ Counselors ☐ Other ________________  Before making the commute I will: ☐  Practice driving with a friend  ☐  Arrange care for children and the animals  ☐  Make sure my vehicle has proper tires  ☐  Check fluids  ☐  Ask someone to share the driving  We learned quickly that there is no such thing as being too prepared.   ☐  List of medications and doctors’ names    ☐  Extra medication (for both of us)    ☐  Extra clothing (for both of us)    ☐  Blanket and pillows    ☐  Road maps or GPS    ☐  Snacks and water    ☐  Peppermints for dry mouth    ☐  Bucket with lid    ☐  Wet wipes    ☐  Activities to pass the time (e.g., talking or books)    ☐  Cell phone and charger    ☐	Flashlight    ☐    ☐	Candles    ☐	Other: ______________________________________  First aid kit  •	 Ask for the video or pamphlet Financial Information for Cancer Patients. •	 Ask to speak with a patient and family counsellor, they are the experts and are there to help.  ☐  Mow the lawn  ☐  Look after the kids on Wednesday afternoon  ☐  Make dinners that can be frozen and reheated  ☐  Take care of the animals  ☐  Clean the bathrooms and wash the floors  ☐  Help with the laundry  ☐  Do some of the driving  ☐  Plow the snow  ☐  _________________  


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