Underserved Populations and Healthcare Costs,

Underserved Populations and Healthcare Costs, Access and Quality
Underserved Populations and Healthcare Costs, Access and Quality Read chapters 11 and 12. Answer the questions in your own words (typing sentences directly from your text is not accepted) and submit your document in the drop box. Substantive answers are necessary to receive full points for each question. What do the statistics tell us of who are homeless and what are their barriers to healthcare? Using the Vulnerability Model on page 256 and the Framework for Vulnerability (all of chapter 11); create a short case study composite introduction of an underserved individual. Your introduction paragraph will contain the following: gender, age, race/ethnicity, ecological predisposing, enabling and need characteristics, individual predisposing, enabling and need characteristics. Healthcare Services to Underserved Populations Where You Live Read chapter 12. There are two parts to this post. 1a. Using the internet, phonebook, newspaper, etc., research and post what healthcare and shelter services to underserved populations there are in the town you live in including; primary healthcare, mental health, dental, vision, food, shelter, transportation, and job training. 1b. Rate the overall availability of services on a 1-5 scale and why – ie., what services are good; what services are missing and any limitations to services by any of the organizations. Example: In my hometown, we have an excellent homeless shelter, but it’s Christian based. You must be married to stay there as a couple, and participate in the nightly worship service. So, not everyone qualifies or chooses to stay there.