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The problem and its cost   Barriers – health is relative, self esteem, other    priorities, drugs/alcohol   The problem ...
The Innovation – a Peer Approach   TB van – 45% -75% s cre e ning u p take   R e cru it & train p e op le with e xp e ri...
Diffusion and adoption• We s tm ins te r – 201 0 5 ad vocate s s u p p orte d 57 clie ntsto 200 ap p ointm e nts•We s tm i...
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Groundswell

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Groundswell

  1. 1. The problem and its cost Barriers – health is relative, self esteem, other priorities, drugs/alcohol The problem – homeless peoples’ access to NHS care, prevention, appropriate use Cost = Financial and moral; – Homeless people use 4 times more acute services than the general population – 8 times more inpatient services – Stay in hospital 3 times longer (due to complexity of illness not discharge) – 33% A&E episodes vs 4% gen pop
  2. 2. The Innovation – a Peer Approach TB van – 45% -75% s cre e ning u p take R e cru it & train p e op le with e xp e rie nce of h om e le s s ne s s – 5 into e m p loym e nt P e e r Ad vocate s s u p p ort h om e le s s clie nts to atte nd h e alth ap p ointm e nts An ad vocacy ap p roach – e nab ling th e clie nt to ch oos e h ow to ad d re s s h e alth is s u e D ata colle ction to e vid e nce cos t s aving
  3. 3. Diffusion and adoption• We s tm ins te r – 201 0 5 ad vocate s s u p p orte d 57 clie ntsto 200 ap p ointm e nts•We s tm ins te r & H &F – 201 1 , 1 2 ad vocate s s u p p orte d95 p e op le to 400 ap p ointm e nts•E xp ans ion into C am d e n 201 2 volu ntary s e ctor p artne rs h ip s ch am p ions – frontline N H S s taff m u tu al b e ne fits  S im p licity & targe te d – e .g. j nior d octors u b e th @ grou nd s we ll.org.u k 020 7976 01 1 1

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