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Characteristics of residents in facilities for the mentally retarded

Peter J Cunningham

Characteristics of residents in facilities for the mentally retarded

by Peter J Cunningham

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Published by Dept. of Health & Human Services, Public Health Service, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Rockville, MD], [Springfield, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental retardation facilities patients -- United States -- Statistics

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNational Medical Expenditure Survey
    Statement[P. Cunningham and C. Mueller]
    SeriesDHHS publication -- no. (PHS) 90-3468, Research findings -- 6, Research findings (Rockville, Md.) -- 6
    ContributionsMueller, Curt D, United States. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p. ;
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13613823M

    Full text of "ERIC ED Physical and Behavioral Characteristics and Maladaptive Behavior of Mentally Retarded People in Residential t Report No. " See other formats. The source book is a compilation of statistical data from all of the mental retardation programs administered by the various agencies of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. The first of three major sections, which concerns inpatient statistics from residential institutions, presents such data as number and characteristics of residents and facility licensure requirements.

    (shelved 2 times as mental-retardation) avg rating — 1,, ratings — published People with mental retardation usually have multiple problems. To describe these problems Behavioural Disorders (the 'Blue Book') are not easy to apply to patients with mental retardation. For this reason, this guide contains additional advice on certain mental and ICD GUIDE FOR MENTAL Size: KB.

    - Public Law , also called the Community Mental Health Act, became law in the U.S., and it authorized funding for developmental research centers in university affiliated facilities and community facilities for people with mental retardation; it was the first federal law directed to help people with developmental disabilites.[10][11]. An adult client who lives in a residential facility is mentally retarded and has a history of bipolar disorder. During the past week, the client has refused to wear clothes and frequently exposes their body to other residents.


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Characteristics of residents in facilities for the mentally retarded by Peter J Cunningham Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Characteristics of residents in facilities for the mentally retarded. [Peter J Cunningham; Curt D Mueller; United States. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research.]. Secondary data from the Nursing Home Transition Study (University of Illinois at Chicago) was analyzed on nursing home residents with mental retardation and developmental disabilities, ages 30 to 88, from 17 nursing homes in a large metropolitan area in the Midwest to determine differences in characteristics by need for a nursing : Because mental retardation facilities house a lower proportion of older persons than are found generally in the population (e.g., % of mental retardation facility residents compared to % of the general population are 65 years or older), the somewhat lower rate of circulatory disorders among mental retardation facility residents might be.

Characteristics of facilities for the mentally retarded. Rockville, MD ( E. Jefferson St., Rockville ): U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, [].

Facility and Client Characteristics, Sarita L. Karon, Ph.D. and Patricia Beutel, B.A. people with mental retardation and other developmental disabilities were receiving support and care in residential settings known as intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded, or ICFs/MR. These facilities are regulated by the.

The horrors they found became a book, the number of people in facilities with 16 or more residents fell by about a third. People with mental retardation are eligible for public. Architectural features and perceptions of community residences for people with mental retardation Article (PDF Available) in American journal of mental retardation: AJMR (3) December.

Mental retardation characteristics involve physical, behavioral, and intellectual characteristics. The severity of the characteristics of mental retardation can vary from person to person. Read on to know more. Mental retardation characteristics involve physical, behavioral, and intellectual characteristics.

The severity of the characteristics of mental retardation can vary from person to person. The main characteristics of mental retardation include a lower-than-average intelligent quotient (IQ), difficulty with practical daily life skills, learning difficulties or disabilities, developmental delays, memory problems and lower attention spans.

Not every person who is diagnosed with mental retardation will display every common characteristic, but most of them are. Characteristics Of Mental Retardation.

Mental retardation (MR), a condition in which an individual has certain limits in mental, cognitive and group activities, is a common neurological disorder.

Mentally retarded persons are not clever enough to cope with their daily needs, like eating, bathing, learning, communicating, etc. People who suffer from mental impairments are particularly vulnerable to abuse and exploitation including physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation.

A mental impairment is any mental or psychological disorder, such as mental retardation, organic brain syndrome (diseases that cause decreased mental functions), emotional or mental illness, and specific learning. In both of these surveys, an MR residential facility was defined as any formally State-licensed or contracted (including State-operated) living quarter(s) which provided hour, 7-days-a-week responsibility for room, board, and supervision of mentally retarded people with the exception of: single family homes providing services to a relative; nursing homes, boarding homes, and foster homes Cited by: 3.

Of the estimated % of residents of mental retardation facilities using wheelchairs, most, were profoundly retarded. The % of persons with profound mental retardation living in mental retardation facilities made up % of all mental retardation facility residents using wheelchairs.

Most people with mental retardation are mildly affected and are able to learn new skills. With appropriate supports all individuals with mental retardation can live satisfying lives in the community.

Residents with mental retardation have social interests and needs that match their age. Seltzer, M. M., & Krauss, M. Aging parents with adult mentally retarded children: Family risk factors and sources of support. American Journal on Mental Retardation Author: Ellen M.

Cotter, Louis D. Burgio. This book reviews theoretical and empirical work in the developmental approach to mental retardation. Armed with methods derived from the study of typically developing children, developmentalists have recently learned about the mentally retarded child's own development in a variety of areas.

These areas now encompass many aspects of cognition, language, social and adaptive functioning, as well. GROUP HOMES FOR THE DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED: CASE HISTORIES OF DEMOGRAPHICS, HOUSEHOLD ACTIVITIES, AND ROOM USE A.

Ramey-Smith J. Fechter Consumer Sciences Division Center for Consumer Product Technology National Bureau of Standards Washington, D.C. October Final Report issued April Classification of residential facilities for mentally retarded people (Brief) [B.

K Hill] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : B. K Hill. This facility will serve the needs of those who are moderately mentally retarded, who require some habit training.

By serving this particular group we can create an excellent living environment, including a social family – like atmosphere and active lifestyles for all of our residents.

person, but the quality should be higher. In a guide book Design Facilities For the Mentally Retarded (Roerke, ) mentioned that the most favorable environment for growth and development of mentally disabled is normal living environment with a family or in other houses in the Size: KB.

Mental Retardation. Mental retardation is defined by the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities as “a disability characterized by significant limitations both in intellectual functioning and in adaptive behavior as expressed in conceptual, social, and practical adaptive skills” that originates before age 18 years.Abstract.

To discuss the pharmacological treatment of learning disabilities and mental retardation simultaneously is a difficult task. Even though both have in common learning difficulties, these two conditions are quite different, having distinct diagnostic characteristics, treatment approaches, and Author: Maria De Fatima Thomas.The Mentally Retarded Child is an eight-chapter text based on a study of the peculiarities of the higher nervous functioning of mentally retarded children, with special emphasis on child-oligophrenics.

The opening chapter considers the problems associated with the study of mental retardation.