Provision of peripatetic nursing services in Kensington, Chelsea and North Westminster for 6 months. The aim of the service is to reduce health inequalities and improve health outcomes for the homeless residents placed within the local hostel accommodation. The peripatetic nursing service will: - work closely alongside hostel staff and meet with clients to complete health and wellbeing assessments on-site. - provide follow-up review to meet the client's health and well-being needs and ensure referral and facilitation into primary care and specialist services. - target homeless drop in day centres and churches within the borough. - work within a motivational framework to assist clients to think about adopting healthier behaviours as well as supporting clients to address often serious and frequently untreated health problems. - have developed enhanced referral pathways into services to maximise uptake and provide much needed screening/brief intervention and follow-up support. - provide ad hoc training and support to hostel staff to assist them in managing residents with complex on-going health needs.
Fiona Sutcliffe, Head of Commissioning (Mental Health)
15 Marylebone Road
Contract value: 125000
Published: 16 Apr 2021, Receipt by: 18 Mar 2021
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