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Doctor insights on: Group Homes For Mentally Disabled Adults

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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

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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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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

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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 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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Do group homes exist in mental health to make sure that the people get their education?

Do group homes exist in mental health to make sure that the people get their education?

Yes: Transitional living facilities still exist but have become harder to find. Some were excellent programs that included supervised living, therapy and rehab services. ...Read more

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

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. ...Read more

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

Check your state: Many states do have such a site. Check with your states disability office. ...Read more

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Are there group homes for mci retired people?

Are there group homes for mci retired people?

Not specifically: However many who live in assisted living have cognitive deficits. It can be helpful to look at places that have multiple levels of care as many who have mci will develop dementia in the future. ...Read more

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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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