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Community living for elderly people with an intellectual disability: A pilot study

Australia & New Zealand Journal of Developmental Disabilities

Author: McGuire, B. E., Choon, G., Akuffo, E.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1991


The results are presented of a study in the U.K. which investigated the life-style of 19 elderly people with a developmental disability, residing in two community-based homes after living for many years in large institutions. The study found indications of a good quality of life among the residents studied. Differences in functional abilities as assessed by the Social Training Achievement Record (Williams, 1982) were also found between the residents of the two group homes. The concept of 'quality of life' and its measurement are discussed.

Further Details

Pages: 25-33
Volume: 17
Issue: 1
Accession Number: September, 2011
Notes: Print copy discarded
Electronic Resource Number: 10.1080/07263869100034241
Keywords: United Kingdom, older, mobility, assessment
Reads: 206