June 14, 2016

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‘Street Health’ nurses selected as finalists in HESTA national nursing awards.

‘Street Health’ nurses selected as finalists in HESTA national nursing awards.

Nurses from Homeless Healthcare’s innovative ‘Street Health’ pilot project have been selected as finalists in the HESTA Australian Nursing Awards. Each year the awards recognise outstanding nurses in the categories of Outstanding Graduate; Team Innovation and Nurse of the Year. The ‘Street Health’ nurses were nominated by Bernie, one of Homeless Healthcare’s long term patients[…]

Food Diary – The West Australian

Food Diary – The West Australian

By Sue Yeap Homelessness Week starts next Monday, as does the annual fundraiser Homeless Healthcare Soup Kitchen at Brookfield. The objective of the soup kitchen is to increase awareness of homelessness in the community and attendant health issues. Volunteers will be selling soup donated by Brookfield restaurants including Basilica, The Apple Daily, Churchill Bar and[…]

UWA MEDIA STATEMENT Monday 3 September 2018

UWA MEDIA STATEMENT Monday 3 September 2018

HOUSING AND HEALTH CARE KEY TO TACKLING AUSTRALIA’S HOMELESS CRISIS Stable housing together with tailored health care services are vital in addressing homelessness, according to new research by The University of Western Australia and Homeless Healthcare. In a paper published today in the Medical Journal of Australia, UWA’s Associate Professor Lisa Wood and founder and[…]

Restaurants pitch in to help homeless

Restaurants pitch in to help homeless

Author: Delia Price Restaurants in the Brookfield Place  precinct have combined resources in support of the annual Homeless Healthcare Soup Kitchen fundraiser. Held from August 6-10, the fundraiser is part of national Homelessness Week 2018, and brings together local chefs, businesses, volunteers and members of the general public. Cups of soup will be available to[…]

Media Release 29th June 2017

Media Release 29th June 2017

MEDIA RELEASE 29th June 2017 STREET HEALTH’S URGENT CALL TO HELP EASE WA HEALTH COSTS   The State Government’s recent announcement that health costs were under the microscope reinforces just how important the Street Health service is in helping to prevent hospital presentations by people who are homeless who often have multiple complex health needs.[…]

In-reach care at RPH

In-reach care at RPH

We are excited to announce that Homeless Healthcare are the recipients of a grant from the Department of Health to provide in-reach services at Royal Perth Hospital. The program will involve our doctors and nurses reviewing inpatients who are homeless or significantly at risk of becoming homeless, and providing medical care and support. They will[…]

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