group home


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group home

A residence for a group of persons with similar special needs,such as developmentally challenged adults or abused women with small children.

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The review outlined three specific areas where improvement was needed: community relations and engagement, training and orientation for group home staff, and recruitment and retention of qualified staff.
Mexico's top prosecutor, attorney general Jesus Murillo Karam, said police also rescued 138 adults from the Great Family group home in the city of Zamora in the western state of Michoacan.
Jacque Mata-Lemons, now a 22-year-old college student, spent six years in a group home in Lubbock, Texas.
For this ethnography, Levinson (sociology, City University of New York) spent more than a year at a New York City group home, observing the activities and the interactions between and among the home's staff and residents.
Other safety and well-being measures focus on group home compliance with various state statutes.
We seemingly resisted seeing foster care and group home placements as temporary safe havens.
Angela's House, which operates group homes for medically frail children with severe disabilities, is using the LIREG donation to fund initial construction of a group home in Stony Brook, it's third facility.
Ten alumni were not asked to provide their evaluation of "leaving care" because they spent less than six months in the group home.
He came to Easter Seals in 1999 after living in a group home for six years.
When the authorities find out about her mother's problems, Cal is placed in a group home and seeks a way out from a place she doesn't belong--or does she?
About a week later I was granted a pass from my group home for him to pick me up for a weekend.
She copes much better there, but the setting does not offer the same real-world experience as the group home.

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