community-based services

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community-based services

A generic term for services provided outside of a hospital setting, usually in clinics or surgeries, which are provided to support an individual living in his/her own home, or to support his/her carer.
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The completed health service will deliver a new emergency department and procedure room, outpatients' facilities and improved community-based health services," Dr Hames said.
FSCSC also provides home and community-based health services in Indiana, a shelter for women and their children who are survivors of domestic violence in Indiana, affordable senior housing communities in Illinois and Kentucky and a program that increases access to Catholic High School for young urban women on Chicago's north side who are experiencing economic difficulties.
NCBA CLUSA started working in Niger in 1985 and Burkina Faso in 1993, establishing community-based health services, developing effective rural organizations, linking farmers to input suppliers and buyers, promoting strong and dynamic markets, and improving household incomes.
PhilHealth) ; upgrading of community-based health services by the Department of Health (DOH); provision of college scholarships and technical and vocational training by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA); educational assistance to "madaris" (Islamic schools) and private schools by the Department of Education (DepEd); needs assessment of selected Bangsamoro communities; Cash- for -Work Program through the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD); among others.
Her comments come as she launched a new framework for staff development to run alongside the long-awaited move towards more community-based health services.
She also supported the development of community-based health services in the form of district nursing to bring nurses closer to the population, for example, in rural areas (McDonald, 2004).
Community-based health services have a key role in reaching refugee families.
In this issue, Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand looks at how some community-based health services coped and are continuing to cope with the effects of the quake, and it carries a detailed account of the evacuation of residents from a Redcliffs rest-home--a microcosm of what hundreds of rest-home residents and staff endured in the immediate aftermath of the earthquake.
The reorganisation saw the traditional split between community-based health services and hospital care consigned to the dustbin of history, with NHS Trusts and LHBs being replaced by seven new health boards responsible for providing all NHS services.
Community-based health services, and 84% of the North East's primary care trusts also achieved this high standard.
NHS Kirklees, through its provider arm, Kirklees Community Healthcare Services, provides a range of community-based health services including district nursing, health visiting, sexual health and contraception services, podiatry and child health services.
The manager's budget said the division is responsible for developing community-based health services, with a primary focus on preserving and promoting community health.

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