Transformative care through collaboration: One city's approach from the streets to housing

Wednesday, June 1, 2016: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Broadway II (Hilton Portland)
Harm reduction techniques used to work with the health needs of tri morbid people and veterans experiencing chronic homelessness through collaboration within the immediate community and surrounding areas will be explored in this session. Coordination with mainstream services such as police, fire department, local hospitals including ER and inpatient, medical clinics, the City of Santa Monica and other social service agencies to provide the most comprehensive services to our client population. Information will be presented on continuity of care from the clients first interaction to interim housing to permanent supportive housing and continued case management and medical services.
Marrisa Axelrod, RN (Registered Nurse Manager, OPCC)
Rose Garcia, MA (Clinical Case Manager, OPCC)
Brian Hardgrave (Senior Administrative Analyst, City of Santa Monica)
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