Community Based Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities and Leaving Institutional Care
Health Centers Serving the Individuals Discharging to Community Based Housing from Nurshing Homes and Mental Health Institutions
Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations
Resource Subtopic: Population Health.
Keywords: Medical Home.
Year Developed: 2017
Resource Type: Publication
Primary Audience: C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, CMOs, etc)
Secondary Audience: Clinicians
Corporation for Supportive Housing
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Resource Summary: This case study profiles Health Centers serving vulnerable populations leaving institutions for community based housing
Resource Details: The Olmstead Supreme Court Decision mandates states and communities create community based housing options for persons inappropritely living in institutions. The detrimental health impact on populations living in congregate and institutional settings reinforces case for vulnerable and special populations to live in community housing with wrap around services. Health centersprovide an essential part of the wrap around services for this population living outside of institutions.