Le centre Thermal sera ouvert du 1er Avril au 9 novembre 2024.

If you need support during the "post-cancer" phase, or if you want to take stock of your skin, your physical activity or your diet, or if you simply want to talk to other hydrotherapy patients. The Avène Thermal Centre offers you a choice of Therapeutic Patient Education (TPE) programmes for personalised support or à la carte workshops to choose from according to your needs and desires

Our Therapeutic Patient Education programme

Our TPE programme: Recharging after cancer.

This programme is aimed at adult hydrotherapy patients in the post-cancer phase with skin side effects related to anti-cancer treatments. It takes place over approximately 10 to 14 hours, to be carried out during the three weeks of treatment.
Approved by the Occitanie Regional Health Agency



*Programme Payant, non pris en charge par l'Assurance Maladie 

Programme content* 


3 modules will be chosen according to your needs during the individual interview at the beginning of the programme:

  • Physical activity led by a teacher of Adapted Physical Activity (APA)
  • Nutrition led by a dietician who is a member of the OncoDiets network
  • Self-image led by a socio-aesthetician
  • Psychology led by a psychologist.


The dates of this programme are set in advance, remember to book

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Our unit workshops

Throughout your treatment, you will have the opportunity to attend unit workshops to provide you with information and help you live better with your condition on a daily basis. You will be able to adopt the right hygiene and hydration techniques, learn how to better manage periods of itching or stress and take back control of your body. Take advantage of these sessions, which are also an opportunity to talk and share experiences.

Medical make-up and concealer

This medical make-up technique will allow you to conceal your skin blemishes discreetly, whether on the face or on the body

Rejuvenating make-up

Because the disease can cause signs of ageing to appear early, during this workshop you will learn make-up techniques to rejuvenate the face.

Modified gymnastics

Led by an adapted physical activity teacher, these sessions help you to regain the desire to practice physical activity and improve arm mobility

Taking care of your skin and scars

In this workshop, discover valuable tips for the daily management of your skin and scars

Exercises designed to improve shoulder and arm mobility

Led by an adapted physical activity teacher, these sessions help to restore the desire to exercise and improve arm and shoulder mobility

xpressing yourself through art therapy

Writing and sharing the written word: a step towards reconciling with your self-image

Better manage your stress and feel more relaxed

practise self-hypnosis to mobilise the internal resources you need to manage stress more effectively on a day-to-day basis.

Image advice using colorimetry

Colorimetry allows you to find the colour palette that enhances your beauty assets, in a natural way according to your skin tone, your eyes and your hair.

Nutrition after cancer

Practical advice: In this workshop, a dietician will teach you how to make the right food choices following cancer

Our Conferences

The conferences we offer are important opportunities to exchange ideas and understand the dynamics of care, the effects of sport on health and, ultimately, how to better manage your own situation.

"Welcome and information meeting on the hydrotherapy treatment in Avène" to find out all about Avène Thermal Spring Water, its properties, its history, the hydrotherapy process and treatments. An opportunity to ask any questions you may have...

"Physical activity and health" discusses the health benefits of physical activity and sport

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