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Long term care for people with developmental disabilities: a critical analysis.

Health and Social Work

Author: Palley, H. A., Van Hollen, V.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 2000


This article explores how the trends toward long-term community care affecting people with developmental disabilities developed. Appropriateness of care and quality of life issues are discussed. The article also reviews the development of long-term care for frail and disabled elderly people and explores the arguments for a continuum of care that have developed in this area. The authors conclude that future policies with respect to meeting long-term care needs for people with developmental disabilities must be addressed flexibly on an individual basis, related to individual needs, and must provide a continuum of care services.

Further Details

Pages: 181-189
Volume: 25
Issue: 3
Accession Number: September, 2011
Keywords: North America, older, mobility, health improvement
Reads: 222