Homeless Healthcare: Tailoring Care to the Person

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The healthcare journey for a homeless person, person at risk of homelessness, or person living in transition housing is very different from that of someone who does not struggle with having a home. In this lecture, lawyer and nurse practitioner Angelika Patras recounts a real case study to explore the unique challenges associated with accessing healthcare as a homeless person.


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Angelika Patras has been a nurse practitioner for 10 years with significant experience in primary healthcare, specifically men’s health, women’s health, sexual health, refugee health, neurodisability and degenerative disorders. She has over 25 years of extensive experience in multiple leadership and clinical roles. Over the course of her diverse career, Angelika has been strongly committed to delivering high professional standards in everything she undertakes. Having completed a Juris Doctor and Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Angelika's natural progression and interest is in family law, elder abuse, advocacy for vulnerable people, medical negligence and personal injury law. Angelika's current work in personal injury law assists her to get the best possible outcomes for her clients.
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First Published28 August 2023
Updated28 August 2023
28 August 2025
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