The fight against cancer is not an easy one. Sequoia Regional Cancer Center
strives to link its patients and their families with programs and services
to assist in the process. Patients and their families have convenient
access to many support services through our association with Kaweah Delta.
Patient Library at Sequoia Regional Cancer Center
Our library contains a number of resources for patients and their families
coping with cancer. It is located near the entrance at Sequoia Regional
Patient and Family Services (559) 624-3225
Our oncology social worker has knowledge of hospital and community resources
to help cancer patients and their families deal with the physical, emotional
and psychological aspects of the disease.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (559) 624-3700
With a physician referral, a team of occupational, physical and speech
therapists is available to provide patients with techniques and rehabilitation
methods for optimal independence.
Pastoral Care (559) 624-2263
Our interdenominational chaplains help cancer patients and their families
with their spiritual needs. Clinical Nutrition (559) 624-5210. A registered
dietitian provides nutrition counseling to maximize cancer patients’ health.
Kaweah Delta Home Health (559) 624-6400
Care is extended into the home with trained nursing, physical and occupational
therapy, ostomy care, counseling, and enteral and parenteral nutrition.
Kaweah Delta Home Infusion (559) 624-4244
Home Infusion provides patients with their injectable medications, supplies,
healthcare equipment, and patient education material in a home setting
through our own delivery service.
Kaweah Delta Private Home Care (559) 624-2854
Private Home Care offers a variety of services ranging from nursing care
to live-in companions who can assist with personal care and light housekeeping,
often providing a respite for family care providers. Services can be hired
temporarily or long-term by hour, daily, or monthly.
Kaweah Delta Lifeline (559) 624-2833
Lifeline is a personal response system, which is linked to 24-hour assistance
at the push of a button. It allows for independence and activity with
the knowledge that help is only the push of a button away.
The Lifestyle Center (559) 624-3400
A medically based fitness center that offers wellness programs designed
to fit individual needs and goals.
Cancer Information Center (559) 624-2597
This center, located on the third floor of Kaweah Delta Hospital, offers
free educational material provided by the National Cancer Institute, which
focus on various types of cancer and treatment.
Cancer Support Groups (559) 624-3225
Emotional support and encouragement are the focus of regular meetings for
cancer patients and their families. Cosponsored by the American Cancer Society.
Hospice of Tulare County (559) 733-0642
Hospice offers support to patients and families living with a terminal
illness. It is a concept that offers comfort, kindness, dignity, and choice
to people who are nearing the end of life’s journey and ongoing
bereavement support to their loved ones.
The Breast Center at Sequoia Imaging Center (559) 624-6000
Services and resources dedicated to treatment and prevention of breast cancer.
The Hand Center at Kaweah Delta Rehabilitation Hospital (559) 624-3912
The Hand Center offers specialized therapy for the treatment of lyphemedma
related to breast cancer surgery.
American Cancer Society (559) 734-1391
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is the nationwide community-based voluntary
health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health
problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering
from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. ACS provides
valuable services to cancer patients and their families as well as support
for research efforts. The Tulare County Unit is located at 211 N. Encina
4945 W. Cypress Ave.
1443 W. 7th Street
4945 W. Cypress Ave.
857 Garner Ave.