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Stable Housing in Long Term Care: New York City Focus

Originally presented on March 20, 2017

Pascale Leone, MPA

Senior Program Manager, Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH)

Homelessness and inadequate housing has put a tremendous strain on the health care system. Unstable housing contributes to stress and exacerbates existing health conditions, resulting in inappropriate use of crisis services and emergency room visits. Studies have shown the positive impact of stable housing and support services in improving health outcomes. Focusing on what is happening in New York City, this webinar will assist social workers, discharge planners and other health professionals understand the range of housing options and the importance of stable housing in long-term care in New York City. The presenter will provide an overview of city-specific housing options and discuss the impact of stable housing on health outcomes. She will also review the components of supportive housing programs and their benefits.

After viewing this webinar participants will be able to:

  • Name at least three types of housing options that are specific to New York City
  • Describe the impact of stable housing on positive health outcomes
  • List at least two components of supportive housing
  • Identify at least three referral resources available in New York City

A companion webinar focused on Statewide-specific housing options is being presented in a separate webinar. Watch that webinar here.

The planners, moderator, and presenters do not have any financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in this activity.

No commercial funding has been accepted for this activity.

Continuing Medical Education Credits

The School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Public Health, University at Albany designates this enduring material for a maximum of .25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Medical Education Credits are offered until March 31, 2020.

Continuing Nurse Education Contact Hours

The University at Albany School of Public Health is an Approved Provider of continuing nurse education by the Northeast Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This offering is approved for .25 nursing contact hour(s).

Nursing Contact Hours are offered until March 31, 2020.