Homelessness Report and Checklist

The Homelessness Report (PDF 1.69MB) and Homeless Health Care Checklist (PDF 301KB) aim to educate Junior Medical Officers (JMOs) of the importance of considering a homeless patient’s social circumstances, along with the need for a collaborative approach to care and referral to community services. The document also aims to enhance medical officer knowledge regarding:

  • Awareness of the issue of homelessness and the associated problems and comorbidities
  • What to consider when treating or consulting with a person who is homelessness
  • Local services available to assist the homeless an how to facilitate access to these