This one-of-a-kind resource teaches the core principles and skills needed to care for patients whose barriers to healthcare are due to lack of insurance and/or accessible services, or based on culture; education; age; inadequate transportation; poor English language skills; homelessness; immigrant status; chronic disease; mental illness; substance abuse; or HIV. Time-saving boxed inserts establish main points, provide practical "pearls" and help locate valuable community resources.
...Teaches the core principles and skills needed to care for patients whose barriers to healthcare are due to lack of insurance[US] and/or accessible services, or based on culture, education, age, inadequate transportaton, poor English language skills, homelessness, immigrant status, chronic disease, mental illness, substance abuse, or HIV.
Under-Served brings together the perspectives of academics, front-line health care providers, and policy-makers to examine the historical, political, and social factors that influence the health and health care of under-served populations in Canada, focusing particularly on Indigenous, inner-city, and migrant populations. This vital text broadens the traditional determinants of health?the social, economic, environmental, and behavioural elements?to include factors like family and community, government policies, mental health and addiction, homelessness and housing, racism, youth, and LGBTQ identity.
Narrator, experts, families talk about child poverty in Canada. Anyone, especially middle-class Canadians, can fall into poverty. The impact of child poverty on later life. At the end of the program, after the credits, it starts at the beginning.
"Everybody deserves a fair chance to play and grow. But not all kids get the chance. For low-income families, food, clothing and shelter come first. For some, recreation may seem like an unreachable luxury; for others it may seem like a frivolous expense....[the toolkit] was developed as part of the CPRA national initiative to enhance the lives of Canadian children in low-income families through increased access to recreation."