Household Centered Care
Addressing the critical need for enhanced primary and preventive care services in NeighborhoodHELP® communities, the program has integrated health care services for household members. To overcome access barriers and to connect people to the health system, health care services are provided through mobile health centers at community sites; as needed, patients are referred to other community providers.
NeighborhoodHELP® has incorporated four mobile health centers that provide a broad range of integrated primary, preventive, and behavioral health services, chronic disease management for household members, and 3D screening mammograms and breast health navigation services.
Key Facts and Figures
July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017
- Medical, nursing, social work, and law students in the Green Family Foundation Neighborhood Health Education Learning Program (NeighborhoodHELP®) conducted 2,247 visits to 465 households with 1,343 members, providing a wide spectrum of health, social support, and legal services.
- 790 patients received comprehensive, integrated primary and behavioral health care services at NeighborhoodHELP Mobile Health Centers during 3,673 visits, and 661 screening mammograms were provided through the Linda Fenner 3D Mobile Mammography Center.
- For every $1 invested in NeighborhoodHELP®, $15.67 is generated within the Florida economy. (source: Tripp Umbach)