A VISIT TO CANSA TLC NICUS LODGE WITH TRSS
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Our amazing partners TRSS Reaction Security donated a TV to the Nicus Lodge for all the children that are staying at this amazing place whilst having to go through their treatment.
The Nicus Lodge assist children diagnosed with Cancer and they offer support in many ways.
The CANSA TLC Nicus Lodge is situated on the premises of Tshwane District Hospital in support of Steve Biko and other local hospital’s paediatric oncology units in Pretoria and offers home-from-home accommodation to parents, guardians and care-givers of children undergoing treatment far from their homes.
Parents and guardians may stay free of charge for the duration of their child’s treatment and 50 beds are available for them to use. The lodge is open all year. This is ideal for parents who stay far away from treatment centres or who struggle with transport costs when taking their child for treatment.
The majority of families that make use of the Lodge are from Mpumalanga and neighbouring countries. All are welcome to receive care and support provided. Any parent who needs to come to Pretoria for their child’s treatment at any of the hospitals offering treatment for paediatric or teen oncology, are welcome to make use of the facilities. It is on the premises of Tshwane District hospital, in walking distance of the Steve Biko cancer ward. The distance from Unitas hospital is 13 km; from Pretoria East Hospital 20 km, from Little Company of Mary hospital 7,2 km and from Dr George Mukhari hospital, 31 km away. Parking is available on the premises.
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