HOW THE PROGRAM WORKS

The mission of Recuperative Care is to end homelessness through medical stabilization of clients, crucial wraparound services, client-centered education, and housing options.

The mission of Illumination Foundation Recuperative Care is to end homelessness through medical stabilization of clients with crucial wraparound services that include client-centered education and permanent housing options.

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The contracted hospital or agency refers a homeless patient to IF Recuperative Care and gets a response within two to three hours, 7 days a week.

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The hospital discharge planning team or agency works with the IF Recuperative Care referral team to decide the patient’s length of stay.

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Once the referral has been approved, the hospital transports the patient to the IF Recuperative Care facility.

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The patient is housed, provided daily meals, and supervised as they recover from injury or illness at IF Recuperative Care.

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The patient is connected to supportive services and housing options to facilitate long-term stabilization.

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IF Recuperative Care manages discharge of the patient from the facility to successfully transition them back into the community