By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to
- Identify the need for effective interventions to create better connections to health services and facilitate health management skills in individuals experiencing homelessness prior to discharge from a healthcare setting
- Recognize the potential for occupational therapists to increase health literacy and the development of self-directed health management skills for individuals experiencing homelessness prior to hospital discharge
- Apply components of an evidence-based, best practice approach to promote the development of healthy behaviors and health management skills in individuals experiencing homelessness
What interventions within the scope of occupational therapy increase participation in health management for individuals experiencing homelessness who are transitioning from healthcare facilities?
Carullo, Dominic; Chamoun, Hana; McAndrew, Alison; O'Sullivan, Brian; and Pierce, Chelsea, "Promoting Healthy Transitions: Occupational Therapy Interventions for Health Management of Homeless Populations Discharging from Health Care Settings" (2021). Collaborative Research and Evidence shared Among Therapists and Educators (CREATE Day). Paper 107.