Wellbeing course for Armed Forces personnel and veterans

Armed Forces personnel and veterans who are living with cancer are being offered a week long, residential wellbeing programme by Odyssey Project Limited.

Odyssey runs short, deeply engaging courses based around outdoor activities and art, to enhance the mental and physical wellbeing of people living with cancer and their close dependents.

The places are funded by the Army Benevolent Fund and RAF Benevolent Fund and are available for the week of 12-17 May 2019. The meeting point is Shrewsbury Railway Station and from there participants will be taken, via various activities, to the accommodation.

Odyssey participants must be:

– over 18

– living with cancer (any type or stage)

– capable of walking at least 200m

– serving personnel, veterans or dependants from any part of the UK

The exact programme for the week is not revealed to the participants and that process of approaching the unknown and discovery, as well as the journey through the week, is something that works really well and helps participants to come to terms with uncertainty.

If you would like to find out more about this opportunity, please speak to your Mesothelioma UK Clinical Nurse Specialist who will be able to refer you if you meet the criteria.


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