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Cancer Prevention & Screening: Delivering Culturally Competent Care in Perth County. Karen Bergin-Payette, Public Health Nurse. Project Purpose. To balance culture, health and research in the context of cancer prevention & screening

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cancer prevention screening delivering culturally competent care in perth county

Cancer Prevention & Screening:Delivering Culturally Competent Care in Perth County

Karen Bergin-Payette, Public Health Nurse

project purpose
Project Purpose
  • To balance culture, health and research in the context of cancer prevention & screening
  • To collaborate with community partners to promote provincially approved screening programs related to the early detection of cancers for priority populations
perth s cultural community
Perth’s Cultural Community
  • The Anabaptist Community is the largest cultural community in Perth County
  • Consists of a number of Amish and Mennonite groups
  • Comprises about 4% of Perth County’s population
  • Mainly located Township of Perth East and the Municipality of North Perth
development of intervention
Development of Intervention
  • Cancer rates for this community are relatively unknown
  • Informed by face-to-face discussions with Old Order Lay Leaders
    • Individual home visits
    • Group meetings over lunch
  • Formation of planning group
    • Perth District Health Unit
    • Family Health Teams
    • Canadian Cancer Society
    • South West Regional Cancer Program
    • University of Toronto
identified barriers to cancer screening
Identified Barriers to Cancer Screening
  • Transportation
  • Cost
  • Weather
  • Multiple appointments
  • Childcare
  • Self-care may not be a high family priority
women s health event
Women’s Health Event
  • November 2012 – After canning & harvest
    • Old Order Amish and Mennonites with Listowel Family Health Team or Self-Paying
    • 24 women attended
  • April 2013 – Prior to planting
    • Old Order Amish with Milverton Family Health Team or Self-Paying
    • Old Order Amish from Bruce County
    • 26 women attended (5 from Kincardine)
schedule of events
Schedule of Events
  • Transportation (pick-up and drop-off at home)
  • Blood tests - CBC, ferritin, lipid panel and fasting glucose
  • Breakfast and lunch provided
  • Mammograms, Pap tests and women’s health check-ups
  • At-home colorectal cancer screening kits provided (FOBT kit & requisition)
  • Health education on cancer, healthy eating and mental health
  • Free time to shop in downtown Listowel
participants
Participants
  • Half women were under 50 years of age
  • Most women decided to attend because of:
    • Women’s health check up (87%)
    • Health teachings (69%)
    • Cancer screening (53%)
evaluation results
Evaluation Results
  • After teaching:
    • 29% valued cancer screening the same as before
    • 60% valued cancer screening more than before
  • When asked if they would attend another event:
    • 78% agreed that they would attend another event
    • 94% agreed that they would encourage other women to attend
  • When asked if this event made it easier to get screened:
    • 85% agreed screening was made easier
  • Other topics of interest:
    • Healthy Eating
    • Heart Health
    • Mental Health
evaluation results1
Evaluation Results
  • Results support effectiveness of Women’s Health Day
  • Reached never screened population
  • Partnered cancer screening with other health topics (food safety, nutrition)
  • Integrated prevention messaging
  • Core values at the foundation of intervention been:
    • Relationship
    • Fellowship
    • Respect
    • Humility
    • Flexibility
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