Inclusion health: education and training for health professionals: end of study report
- Document type
- Davis, June; Lovegrove, Mary
- Department of Health
- Date of publication
- 8 January 2016
- Health Services, Housing and Homelessness
- Social welfare
- Material type
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The Inclusion Health programme aims to improve the health and well-being of homeless people and other vulnerable groups.
This report emphasises the need for a combination of clinical and non-clinical skills and knowledge in working with these groups, and identifies possible opportunities for strengthening education and training of health care professionals.
The report reviews:
- The level of skills, awareness and knowledge of health professionals to support vulnerable groups.
- The barriers to health and care services faced by these groups.
- The current professional guidance on Inclusion Health issues, that is working with and caring for vulnerable groups.
- The commitment of education providers to include Inclusion Health issues in wider training, drawing on the views and experience of health professionals.
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