Healthcare System- Elderly Services available are medical care and elderly abuse advocates, Government entitlement assistance, Meals on Wheels, and senior transportation. Senior Living options range from senior living centers to Independent Senior apartments. Offering a total of 9,066 beds for the Elderly population. City Hall – Social Services include protective services that offer programs that subsidize benefits for child care, stay at home programs, and youth services. Healthcare Assistance is being provided through charitable healthcare. WIC Programs assists pregnant women and their children. Better Health Clinic provides services for contraception, pregnancy test and counseling, STD’s, screening for breast and cervical cancer, as well as other preventive health services. With the services that are being provided by Better Health Clinic they have been able to decrease the amount of teen pregnancies, birth, and abortion rates almost by half over that last five years. Soup Kitchen serves approximately 39,509 to 51,426 meals. Serving healthy adults and children, homeless, disabled, veterans, and the elderly population. Affordable Housing Project offers variety of apartment types to the low income population. Residents have been complaining about the factory smoke, dogs barking, noise, and high rent. On-property crime is significantly less in comparison to neighborhood and city crime.
COMMUNITY HEALTH C228 V3 TASK 1 Scavenger hunt is a good way to find out about all the resources/facilities that are offered and available to the citizens of Sentinel City. It allows you to put together points of contacts for each resource, as well as, gather any referral information from each service available in order to provide the best service possible to the citizens of Sentinel City. Windshield Survey As I rode the bus and walked through Sentinel City obtaining my windshield survey I noticed a lot of fast food restaurants, limited green space/outdoor recreation areas, poor sanitation. Upon completed the neighborhood safety assessment, scavenger hunt, and speaking with the citizens of Sentinel City it really resonated with me the amount of homeless citizens, unvaccinated citizens, and the lack of health and dental care. I feel that the citizens of Sentinel City could benefit from easier accessibility to healthcare, psychiatry care, dental care, and preventive education for drug/alcohol cessation. I also feel that Sentinel City would benefit from turning some of the abandoned buildings into homeless shelters. This not only would cut down on hazards but could help improve sanitation throughout the city, esp. at the reservoir.
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