Use the most appropriate evidence-based activities and tools to ensure the Cancer Council ACT realises its vision.
Maintain a portfolio of fundraising activities which engages those who share our vision by matching their capacity and motivation to donate.
Build and maintain a range of skills in the Cancer Council ACT’s workforce which will enable it to deliver high quality services to its clients and customers.
Target Outcome 1: A reduction in the incidence of cancer
For people in the ACT, generally, to be aware of the need to use cancer prevention strategies and be motivated to take responsibility for changing their behaviour.
For people in the ACT to be supported to practise healthy behaviours by appropriate legislation and public policy.
For related service providers such as schools, early childhood centres, youth centres etc to understand and encourage and support healthy behaviours.
For employers, and community infrastructure authorities to understand and support cancer preventing behaviours.
For health practitioners to use evidence-based practices in supporting individuals to achieve healthy behaviours.
For quality research into reducing the incidence of cancer to be supported.
Target Outcome 2: Reducing The Impact of Cancer
Dimension 2 a)
For people in the ACT affected by a cancer diagnosis to have the negative impact of cancer minimised.
Dimension 2 b)
For people in the ACT to experience a reduction in the impact of cancer through prudent early detection and the provision of appropriate services following diagnosis.
Dimension 2 c)
For cancer patients and their families to have sufficient information and skill to reduce anxiety and have a satisfactory level of control during their cancer experience.
Dimension 2 d)
For cancer patients and their families, to have the negative impact of cancer minimised by legislation and public policy.
Dimension 2 e)
For cancer patients to have ready access to high quality, coordinated medical and ancillary cancer services.
Dimension 2 f)
For cancer patients and their families to have ready access to appropriate community support services.
Dimension 2 g)
For health practitioners to use evidence-based information as the basis for their treatment of cancer patients.
Dimension 2 h)
For quality research into reducing the impact of cancer to be supported.