Reaching In to Help Out: Relationships Between HCH Projects and Jails.

Authors

McBride, N.

Source

Nashville, TN: National Health Care for the Homeless Council, 2004. (Report: 28 pages)

Abstract

This report examines the issues surrounding individuals transitioning from jail to community health providers. Working from interviews with nine HCH projects around the country, the author outlines ten significant issues of concern including formal and informal partnerships; good communication; cross-training; attention to timing; access to records; service access pre- and post discharge; access to prescribed medications; key resource gaps; boundary spanning; and transition planning (author). Available From: National Health Care for the Homeless Council, P.O. Box 60427, Nashville, TN 37206, (615) 226-2292.

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