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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Adult Group Homes (Overview)

Adult group homes are places that severely disabled adults can live for caregiving.


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What are adult group homes?

What are adult group homes?

Safe homes: Places where skilled staff offer assistance, care, training and supervision to people who have special needs due to physical, mental health/ behavior disorders usually of a chronic nature. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
9 doctors shared insights

Adult Group Homes (Overview)

Adult group homes are places that severely disabled adults can live for caregiving.


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Need expert help here. What are adult group homes like?

Need expert help here. What are adult group homes like?

Wide variety: There is wide variety in adult group homes. Different ones may cater to different types of problems, such as substance abuse, intellectual disabilities, autism, mental illness, etc. You would need to visit anyplace you're considering to get a feel for the environment, the staff, and types of services offered. Social services in your community can often match patient need to appropriate placement. ...Read more

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What is the adult group home for the mentally ill called?

Group Home: Some are transitional group homes. Some are called group homes for mentally challenged. Don't know of another generally accepted term. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of pneumonia in adults in group homes?

What are symptoms of pneumonia in adults in group homes?

See below: Congested cough, generalized weakness, decreased appetite, fever, and change of personality. Not everyone gets same symptoms. The earlier you detect the better treatment respond this person gets. ...Read more

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Improving Foot Health (Checklist)

Inspect your feet daily
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To function. Are there group homes for people?

To function. Are there group homes for people?

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. ...Read more

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Improving Oral Health (Checklist)

Keep sugars and sticky starches to a minimum
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Info on group homes for mental illness?

Info on group homes for mental illness?

See below: If you're working with a social worker, you can ask your provider for the information in your state. Here's the websites that can be used as resources. Contact them http://nami.Org/ http://www.Nmha.Org/ good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Betsey Benson
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Group Homes (Definition)

Group homes are houses where people with certain medical conditions may live and receive some medical assistance while still maintaining ...Read more


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