Support & Healing

A nurse in the appearance center.

Take advantage of support services and comfort care throughout your cancer journey at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk, Nebraska.

Cancer Survivorship & Support Services

Cancer survivorship and the effects of cancer treatment can be challenging for you and your family. Turn to the compassionate Faith Regional cancer care team for help to feel your best.

Nutrition Services

Meet with a registered dietitian to assess your diet’s nutrition and any complications, such as diarrhea or fatigue. You’ll receive a personalized plan to help you gain strength, maintain a healthy weight, and feel more comfortable both during and after treatments.

Social Services

Connect with a Faith Regional social worker who can assess any barriers to treatment and healing. This professional refers you to supportive resources like:

Spiritual Care

Chaplains can help guide you through emotional challenges and answer spiritual questions.

Appearance Center

Enjoy a positive, hopeful environment at Faith Regional's Appearance Center, where everything is free of charge for cancer patients and survivors. If you’re experiencing hair loss due to cancer treatments, you’re welcome to browse the center’s selection of wigs, hats, and scarves. We also offer bra/prosthesis fittings and lymphedema sleeves.

Cancer Rehabilitation

Take advantage of our rehabilitation services to manage your symptoms and improve overall wellness. Regain independence with help from the rehabilitation team, including:

Physical therapist, Erin Baumert, working with a patient.

Physical therapist

Works to increase your range of motion, strength, and balance

An occupational therapist working with a patient.

Occupational therapist

Teaches you how to perform activities of daily living, such as dressing, bathing, cooking, and driving. You’ll receive home modification and adaptive equipment recommendations, if necessary, to get you back to safely and independently living your life to the fullest.

A speech therapist working with a patient.

Speech therapist

Addresses your speech, chewing, and swallowing, as well as any pain, discomfort or mouth dryness

Do I need Therapy Services?

Talk to your patient navigator about cancer rehabilitation services if you experience:

  • Brain fog
  • Coordination issues
  • Difficulties swallowing
  • Fatigue or weakness
  • Incontinence
  • Issues with balance
  • Lymphedema, buildup of fluid in your arms or legs
  • Neuropathy, numbness, tingling, or pain
  • Osteoporosis (weak or brittle bones)
  • Tightness in joints or muscles
  • Trouble speaking

American Cancer Society

In addition to the various services and programs offered by Faith Regional, the American Cancer Society (ACS) provides a variety of programs and services to cancer patients and their families, such as:

  • 24/7 hotline at 800-227-2345 for when you have questions about treatment options or potential side effects
  • Educational materials
  • Lodging for you and your out-of-town guests during treatment
  • Local support groups
  • Look Good, Feel Better® program
  • Reach to Recovery®, a peer-to-peer breast cancer support program
  • Road to Recovery®, transportation services to treatment
  • Wigs, hats, scarves, and turbans