Patients and Visitors

Patient Support Services

Perry County Memorial Hospital (PCMH) offers these support groups:

I Can Cope

This group benefits cancer patients, their families, and their caregivers. The support group meets at PCMH Education Center B on the third Thursday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. Please call the PCMH Infusion & Specialty Clinic at 573-768-3285 for more information or to register.

Better Breathers

This support group benefits patients and families dealing with respiratory problems. This group offers new ideas, techniques, and innovations to help patients better cope with and understand respiratory problems. The groups meet quarterly. For more information or to inquire about the next meeting, call 573-768-3353.

American Cancer Society Facilitator

The PCMH Infusion & Specialty Clinic has an American Cancer Society (ACS) facilitator on staff. An ACS facilitator serves as a link between the American Cancer Society and patients/caregivers regarding cancer education, information, and linkage to American Cancer Society services and programs. For more information, please call 573-768-3285.

Cognitive Stimulation Therapy

CST is a group therapy program that helps assist in early intervention and treatment of Alzheimer’s, a form of dementia. This is a seven week program that meets for one hour, twice a week. If you or a family member are 55 years or older and suffer from mild memory loss or feel the need to be screened for memory issues, please contact your physician for a referral or call 573-768-3387.

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