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Friday update 26 March 2021

Giovanna_BCNAGiovanna_BCNA Administrator, Staff, Member, Moderator Posts: 1,828
edited April 15 in Community news and events

Hello and welcome to Fridays update,

A warm welcome to all of our new online network members who have joined us in the last month.  The Community Info tab located in the top blue navigation bar, contains our Community Guidelines and step by step information for Navigating the Online Community.  These two documents will help you get started online.  

Community highlights

Every week we have lots of great discussions within the online network, here are some that you may have missed.

1.  Dealing with unhelpful comments by @Brownowl

2. Metastatic breast cancer by @Lizmoore

3. Our Gardens great plants @FLClover


Carers Corner

New private carers group has been commenced in the Groups section of the online community.

Are you currently caring for a partner, parent, child or family member? This private group is a safe and welcoming space for you to connect with others carers who understand what you are going through.  Share your experience and knowledge with others while gaining support and practical information.  Discuss the very real and personal issues that affect you as carers.  Find out about what support services are available to you as carers.  

To join the group click here

National Advance Care Planning Week 22 - 26 March 2021

National Advance Care Planning week is a great time to start a conversation with a loved one about what is important to you.  Learn more about how your future health care wishes can be known and respected.  Sign up to receive a free information pack via email or find the relevant forms for your state or territory.  

Click here for more information

Don't forget to check out our Podcast library.  There are 30 podcasts available covering topics such as just diagnosed, what next, communicating with your health care professionals, telling your children you have cancer, fear of recurrence, nutrition and breast cancer, breast cancer, genes and family and many more podcasts to choose from. 

Click here to select a podcast

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This week’s reflective quote

 “As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.”

- Nelson Mandela


Enjoy your weekend everyone,

The mod team.

Giovanna, Carissa, Michelle, and Pat

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