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Clinical Issues for Medical Respite/Recuperative Care Programs
Webinar Series

Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Special and Vulnerable Populations

Keywords: Chronic Diseases and Care, Persons Experiencing Homelessness.

Year Developed: 2021

Resource Type: Archived Webinar.

Primary Audience: Clinicians

Language: English

Developed by: National Health Care for the Homeless Council (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: Medical respite/recuperative care refers to programs that provide acute and post-acute care to people expeiencing homelessness who are too ill or frail to recover on the streets or in shelters but are ready for hospital discharge. This archived webinar series addresses three piority topics in the medical respite setting: addressing activities of daily living (ADL); addressing chronic conditions; and managing incontinence. Each webinar is accompanied by a clinical guidelines publication.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit