A Call for Reinforcements in Diabetes Care: Maximizing the Role of Non-Clinical Staff and Partners Publication
Issue brief and case studies highlightin promising practices for non-clinical staff with links to the community
Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations, Promising Practice, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), Clinical Issues
Resource Subtopic: Diabetes, Community, Health, and Housing Partnerships, Patient Engagement, Programs and Services, Population Health.
Keywords: Chronic Diseases and Care, Access to Care, Community Engagement, Outreach, Partnerships , Obesity, Care Coordination, Nutrition.
Year Developed: 2020
Resource Type: Publication
Primary Audience: Enabling Staff
Secondary Audience: Clinicians
Corporation for Supportive Housing
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Resource Summary: Successful diabetes care for vulnerable populations demands a multi-prong approach and support from a range of community resources to address SDOH. This report outlines promising practices utilizing interdisciplinary teams and community resources can support consumers’ self-management and in-turn
Resource Details: This brief highlights through case studies, the important role of non-clinical staff in both the health center and housing setting to support individuals and families to prevent and keep diabetes conditions under control. Key promising practices to apply • Deploying expertise and engagement tactics • Building skills and confidence of non-clinical staff that work for consumers and their communities; and • Advancing opportunities to engage people with lived experience as part of the non-clinical peer team connecting with residents and consumers on diabetes care.