Community Based Nurse - Raising Awareness
Public health strategy and is influenced by a range of health and safety legislation, so as part of our fundraising initiative this year, we will be raising funds for a Community Nurse, to engage the public in disease awareness, and assist with education material for use in and by the community.
Charity information: UCARE [Urology Cancer Research and Education]
Key to successful treatment is early diagnosis and treatments, so our part in educating the public on what to look out for in the signs and symptoms of urological cancers, help people make improved life style choices, and to give advice on seeking early intervention.
This new post will work according to national and local guidelines and maximise all contributions to health improvement and delivery of information for the community.
The health care needs of the community are at the forefront of the UCARE charitable object.
Activities» Awareness programme: Key to successful treatment is early diagnosis and treatments
Success will be better awareness of urological cancers
Educating the public on what to look out for in the signs and symptoms of urological cancers
Activities» Engage the public in disease awareness, and assist with education material for use in and by the community
Success will be earlier a better understanding of urological cancers for intervention and treatments
Encourage adoption of behaviours that promote and encourage healthy lifestyles
Activities» work according to guidelines to maximise all contributions to health improvement and delivery of information for the community.
Success will be better informed communities
Provide information which is tailored to the community it is serving
Activities» Take into account such things as age, ethnicity or culture, gender: when delivering care and health advice
Success will better informed communities - lack of information has a detrimental impact on the choices people make
Visit local visit schools, colleges, universities, clubs, societies, associations etc
Activities» eg. Programmes for testicular cancer to young men, or promote awareness of prostate cancer to an older age group of men
Success will better informed communities - lack of information has a detrimental impact on choices made. Information is key to successful and earlier diagnosis
Based on best practice and using a proactive approach which encourages individuals and communities to adopt behaviours that promote and encourage healthy lifestyles and wellness; assessing the progress can be made by asking people who receive service and support if they feel more confident in their knowledge and if this is also reflected in those who approach their doctors for earlier intervention.
Public health strategy is influenced by a range of health and safety legislation, which will be covered in the appointment process. Also, national and local guidelines will be used for the information to adhere to NHS guidelines etc.
Reporting on the post will be available on annual review of the post, and also at any other time which can be organised with donors at their request.
Budget - Project Cost: £40,000Loading graph....
Amount Heading Description £35,000 Salary Salary £5,000 Materials Educational materials eg testicular exam kits
A pilot in Thames Valley - 3 counties Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire
To set up a programme for local schools, colleges, universities, clubs, societies, associations and business, however we also see this post as a pilot for reaching out to wider communities and audiences
The health care needs of the community are at the forefront of the UCARE charitable object. UCARE was set up to to support a post of this type is part of the expertise we have as a charity who support urological cancers of all types
Read more about the Charity running this project.
Development Officer and Trust and Foundation applications
Corporate and Major Donor Fundraiser
All trustees who continue to network and run UCARE according to our object