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EVALUATION OF DOMICILIARY ORCHARD PROJECT IN JARDIM MODELO FROM CAMPO MOUR O, PARANá.

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After the analysis of the main health problems with communitarian leaders from Jardim Modelo - Campo Mour o, a group ofNursing academics from Integrado College considered to implant a Domiciliary Orchard project as part of curricular activities ofCommunitarian Project disciplines. During this discipline, students carried out partnership with Agronomy academics. Diabeticand hypertensive families interested to participate in the project were registered. Afterward, oriented by a nutritionist, visits tofamilies were carried out to inform about alimentary habits and the manner of manipulating food. After the end of discipline theproject was changedded in an extension. This research aimed to evaluate, in short-term, the phase of families’ cadastre andorientation. Domiciliary visits were carried out, in which, questionnaires about the importance of hyposodic diet and correctmanipulation of foods were applied. Interviews with people whom did not accept to participate in the project were carried out, inorder to identify the main reasons about the not acceptance. Results demonstrate that orientations given by academics havebeen of great value for the improvement of life quality of inhabitants, therefore changes in alimentary habits were observed,which reveal the importance of the implantation of prevention actions.

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