Our Services (One-on-One and Groups)
Low Impact Physical Functioning
Nintendo Wii Sports/Wii Fit, corn hole, ladder golf, putt-putt, walking program
Stress Management/Relaxation Techniques
Guided imagery, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing
Cancer Center Belk Boutique
Recordable storybooks, life story, hand molds, scrapbooks, journals, voice/video recordings
Expressive Arts/Leisure Skill Development
Painting, knitting, journaling, drawing, etc.
Procedural support preparation
- DVD Lending Library
- Arts & Crafts Supplies
- Knitting/Crochet Supplies
- Board Games
- Playing Cards
- Crossword, Word Search & Sudoku
- Jigsaw Puzzles
- Guitar & Keyboard
- Journaling Supplies
- Audio Books
Does it Cost Anything?
Oncology Recreation Therapy services are offered at no cost to patients. Most of the resources provided are made possible through donations and fundraisers.
|Deadline Submission||Confirmation of Internships|
|Spring||September 15||October 1|
Internship opportunities are not available for the foreseeable future due to COVID restrictions and the high risk of our immunocompromised oncology patients who are immunocompromised. Please check back for updates.
Volunteers Make Our Program a Success
Duke's Oncology Recreation Therapy Program extends even further to support more patients and their families with the help of volunteers. Learn more about volunteer opportunities.