Up to 1-in-2 older adults is at risk for malnutrition. Creating healthy food access can combat this.
This playbook guides community developers toward partnerships with hospitals and healthcare systems. Gain practical advice on navigating the vast healthcare ecosystem with your organizational assets in mind. Create your roadmap for partnership!
Within the last five years, partnerships between community development and health organizations have grown from one-off local experiments to a full-blown national movement.
In May, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) launched a new Integrated Physical Needs Assessment tool to provide affordable housing owners with a comprehensive protocol to assess the range of options available to upgrade their buildings. The tool will allow owners to take advantage of incentives and opportunities to make their properties as sustainable and safe as possible. A key component of the Integrated Physical Needs Assessment is a new health overlay, providing guidance on health-focused upgrades as well as operations and maintenance protocol.
New outcomes-based tools allow governments to identify high priority outcomes, and to flexibly encourage activities toward achieving those outcomes with multiple interventions and strategies.