Recognizing Barriers to Care
Objectives: Describe how conditions in the environments where people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age affect health outcomes. Examine the social, physical, and systemic barriers to health care that marginalized people experience. Discuss how to create a safe and welcoming care environment.
Description: This class helps caregivers recognize the barriers that many individuals experience when seeking health care. Caregivers will learn how the social determinants of health affect health outcomes, and how physical, social, and systemic barriers impact marginalized people. They will also learn how to apply strategies to remove barriers and foster safe and welcoming care environments.