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Story Beads

Every bead tells a story

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What are Story Beads?

Your child’s beads are their visual story. Each bead represents an important milestone in their experience with cancer and treatment. They help kids and their families remember their experiences and share it with others.

The beads are a tangible way to record your child’s progression through treatment. It tells his story. It is a reminder of all he, and we as a family, have been through. The kids like the beads despite their inference; they are colourful, the kids can be involved in the making up of the chain, and they help us all remember how far we have come.
Parent

Cancer Centre for Children, at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead

In-hospital

Diagnosed children

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Talk to someone
7th Sep

Practical Information

Helping you navigate the world of cancer

Practical Information

Helping you navigate the world of cancer

Practical stuff
6th Sep

Red Bag

Your carry-all from a community who cares

Red Bag

Your carry-all from a community who cares

Practical stuff
11th Sep

Help with bills, fuel & food

To ease the pressure when the budget gets tight

Help with bills, fuel & food

To ease the pressure when the budget gets tight

Talk to someone
1st Sep

Family Wellbeing Program at Westmead

Only available at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead

Family Wellbeing Program at Westmead

Only available at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead

Practical stuff
9th Sep

Book Club

Age-appropriate books to tackle tough topics

Book Club

Age-appropriate books to tackle tough topics