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Healthcare & Homelessness: Improving Care and Support for Homeless People

Date
Monday, 20th April 2020
Time
All Day
Location
De Vere West One
Portland Street
Marylebone
London
W1B 1PR
Cost
£438-£594
Website
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This conference focuses on healthcare and homelessness, ensuring effective care and support to people who are homeless. The conference will address how health services can improve the care pathway for people who are homeless from identifying early signs of homelessness and early intervention, ensuring homeless people get the physical and mental health treatment they need, and helping them to secure accommodation and ongoing care before discharge.

This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to improve care and support for homeless people
  • Learn from outstanding practice in improving access
  • Reflect on the lived experience
  • Support practitioners to identify early signs of homelessness and develop support for early intervention and prevention
  • Improve access and case management
  • Ensure homeless people get the health care they need while in hospital, and helping them to secure accommodation and ongoing care before they’re discharged
  • Understand the interface between homelessness and complex safeguarding
  • Update your knowledge on the implications of the Homelessness Reduction Act
  • Understand how you can improve mental health support for homeless people
  • Develop your skills in working with people with alcohol and dependence issues
  • Identify key strategies for effective information sharing whilst complying with Caldicott principles and GDPR
  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Gain CPD accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence

For more information, please visit www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk