Authors: Chris Lloyd, Darren Taggart, Rod Nathan and Robert King , QLD
Event: 2010 TheMHS Conference
Subject: CLINICAL ISSUES, PROMOTION, PREVENTION, homelessness, Supporting Physical Health
Type of resource: Conference Presentations and Papers
Abstract: Homeless Health Outreach Teams were established in Queensland to provide services to people who are homeless. The Gold Coast Homeless Health Outreach Team established the Diabetes Awareness Program in an effort to provide screening for diabetes to this vulnerable client group. This presentation talks about the establishment of this program and what the challenges have been.