Community Outreach Program Details
At community based sites such as food pantries, community centers and day care centers, Faith Community Nurses serve low-income adults in wholistic care by addressing both health and spiritual needs.
Faith Community Nurses provide health screenings/assessments, health education and appropriate social service referrals to all clients who walk into a site and request services. The client health education includes, but is not limited to, healthy lifestyle and disease prevention, chronic disease management, medication management, fall prevention and safety, identification of accessible resources, and identification of when to utilize emergency room or primary care.
Group health education classes for 8 – 12 attendees are also offered on an as – need basis.
The goals of our program include:
- Improving health knowledge outcomes
- Promoting effective chronic disease management
- Connecting individuals to community resources.