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Social Determinants of Health

Post-Acute Care For Unsheltered Community Members

BY GAYLE ALKIRE, MSN, RN, CRRN, CCM An individual’s health is strongly affected by resources and supports that exist in their surroundings. The absence or presence of shelter and food in a person’s environment can forecast success or failure in recovery from an acute illness. This reality prompted Providence Regional Medical…