Personal Care

Services

The Cancer Assistance Program provides patients with a range of nutritional supplements, incontinence items, wigs and head coverings and mastectomy garments. For any questions or to book an appointment for a wig or mastectomy item fitting, or to schedule a delivery of personal care items, please contact Maria Rowley, Volunteer & Client Services Coordinator at 905-383-9797 x102

  • NUTRITONAL SUPPLEMENTS & INCONTINENCE ITEMS:

We can provide an allotment of personal care items every month for clients. Some items that clients can access are briefs and bedliners, Ensure and Glucerna.

For some great-tasting and healthy Ensure® recipes developed by the team of dietitians at Abbott Nutrition, visit https://ensure.ca/en/recipes.

  • WIGS & MASTECTOMY GARMENTS:

Patients can book an appointment to visit our private fitting room and receive personalized help and support from our trained volunteers for wig and/or breast prostheses and bra fittings. You can borrow these items from CAP for as long as you need them, free of charge. 

Bras for Buddies Program

Thanks to a generous donation from a local breast cancer survivor, CAP administers the Bras for Buddies Program in partnership with Sue Teschke from Mastectomy Lingerie & More. CAP’s donated mastectomy items are free for CAP clients and if we cannot suit your needs, we will provide you with a voucher that you can take to Mastectomy Lingerie & More where you will be fitted for a new mastectomy bra. You can find Mastectomy Lingerie & More at 549 Upper Wellington Street, Hamilton, ON L9A 3P8. Their contact information is 289-689-5409 or find them online at www.mlam.ca.