It is your right to bring a support person with you to your treatment if you wish. Guidelines for this situation are shown below.

Your support person may:

  • Help you into the clinic.
  • Help with filling in forms.
  • Help with getting clothes off and on – provide moral support/company during treatment.
  • Act as interpreter.
  • Help where there is difficulty understanding or remembering advice and instructions.
  • Help at home if you need physical assistance with any exercises or stretches.
  • The support person may sit beside you in the treatment cubicle, or remain in the waiting area, as you wish.