The Inclusion Health programme aims to improve the health and well-being of homeless people and other vulnerable groups. This report emphasises the need for a combination of clinical and non-clinical skills and knowledge in working with these groups, and identifies possible opportunities for strengthening education and training of health care professionals.
The report reviews:
- the level of skills, awareness and knowledge of health professionals to support vulnerable groups
- the barriers to health and care services faced by these groups
- the current professional guidance on Inclusion Health issues, that is working with and caring for vulnerable groups
- the commitment of education providers to include Inclusion Health issues in wider training, drawing on the views and experience of health professionals