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is there a site that lists reports of abuse and neglect against group homes?

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Dr. Maureen Nash
Geriatric Psychiatry 24 years experience
Check your state: Many states do have such a site. Check with your states disability office.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

Are there group homes for people with retardation?

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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
Geriatrics 21 years experience
Yes: It all depends on the degree of illness.
A 32-year-old member asked:

Are there public or private group homes for the mentally ill?

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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
Geriatrics 21 years experience
Both: Both public and private facitities are available. The needs of the patient need to be assessed by a professional to determine what level of care is appropriate.
A 33-year-old member asked:

To function. Are there group homes for people?

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Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Yes: Group homes exist for a number of different reasons. They provide a safe structured environment where skilled staff can provide care, training and support for others with special needs arising from physical or mental disorders. Examples would be patients suffering from schizophrenia, head trauma and mental retardation.

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