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San Fernando Valley to open homeless patient recuperative care center
Contra Costa Times

The homeless who are rushed to a hospital’s emergency department come with broken bones, heart disease, cirrhosis of the liver or other life-threatening illnesses.

But after the surgeries are done and the casts hardened, they go back to the streets to recuperate in emergency shelters, bus benches or sidewalks. Many return to hospitals. It’s a cycle that troubles Ken Craft, president of Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission.