Medical Respite

Lessons in Palliative Care: Examples and Promising Practices from San Francisco and Toronto

Speakers: Tanya Majumder: Physician, San Francisco Department of Public Health Street Medicine, Shelter Health, and Urgent Care; Donna Spaner: Inner City Health Associates; Shannon Ducharme: Health Worker Extraordinaire, Street Medicine; Melanie Bien: Sr. Psychiatric Social Worker, Street Medicine; Trevor Morey: Physician, Inner City Health Associates; Naheed Dosani: Inner City Health Associates Session Materials:¬† Download Powerpoint …

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Hospital and Housing Partnerships

From homelessness to housing to health! This panel of community partners will cover how Denver used innovating healthcare partnerships to launch initiatives which provide supportive housing to chronically homeless individuals who frequently use emergency services like jails, emergency rooms and detox facilities. Panelist will share details of the Denver SIB lead to the development of …

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Housing the “Impossibles:” How to House the Medically Frail Homeless Population

Across the United States the homeless population is growing older and sicker. Homelessness results in an accelerated aging process and the rapid worsening of chronic medical conditions that could be treated with consistent access to quality care and shelter. Additionally, being unhoused carries an increased risk of disability and traumatic brain injury. As the health …

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Expanding Medical Respite Care: Breaking Down Silos through Multi-Sector Collaboration

Collaborative partnerships are crucial to the delivery of high quality, equitable community- based care. While these partnerships are essential, it can be difficult for funders, large health systems, and smaller nonprofits/social service organizations to navigate, understand one another, and to build mutual partnerships that create a lasting impact. As we continue to work to de-silo …

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