Open Hand/Atlanta Regional Commission/Visiting Nurse Health System
A collaboration to provide E.S.R.D. (end stage renal disease) patients with the resources to live in an independent setting as an alternative to nursing home care.
Open Hand/Atlanta Regional Commission
A collaboration to create a working model for in-home support service using Stanford University’s “Train the Trainer” model for sustainable, local in-home care through chronic disease self-management.
Open Hand/Visiting Nurse Health System/Senior Citizen Services (SCS)
FCSC (Fulton County Senior Collaborative)
A collaboration to manage all senior centers in central Fulton County. SCS handles facility management. Open Hand handles distribution of home-delivered meals, health and wellness, and volunteer recruitment. VNHS handles case management.
Open Hand/United Way/Atlanta Union Mission
24/7 Gateway Center
Open Hand manages the kitchen and food services, providing nutritious breakfast, lunch and dinner to the residents of the Gateway Center.
Open Hand/GSU (Georgia State University)
This collaboration utilizes graduate nutrition students as part of their curriculum to gain a better understanding of Open Hand nutrition program and overall non-profit organizational operation and structure.
Open Hand/Emory University Medical School
Open Hand currently collaborates with Emory in the following:
- Diabetes research study
- Bariatric Center/Dunwoody nutrition education program
- Provide nutrition services, including MNT (Medical Nutrition Therapy) and Counseling Education, to Crawford Long Hospital financed by Ryan White Care Act.
- Provide graduate students internship opportunities.
Open Hand/St. Joseph’s Hospital
A collaboration to provide nutrition services, including MNT (Medical Nutrition Therapy) and Counseling Education, to Crawford Long Hospital financed by Ryan White Care Act.