One of the original Homes for Special Care (HSC) group homes, this location was purposely selected to facilitate our exploration of the evolution of group home care in Ontario, while focusing on diabetes care practices, which included transportation accessibility for medical appointments and quality of life opportunities.
(19) The research started with illness-related experiences of the women residents living with diabetes and providers' work practices, and sought to understand how they were shaped by intersecting, but at times contradictory, policies regulating group home care and diabetes care provision.
(10) Three regulatory texts contain policies and licensing regulations that coordinate group home care: the "MOHLTC: Operating Guidelines for HSC",13 the Residential Home Report, (21) and the Hostel Compliance Checklist.
Focusing on five counties, the state plans to reduce group home care
, re-entry into foster care, and the number of days spent in foster care.
He has observed that if congregate care were always more expensive than group home care
, college students would not live in dormitories but in group homes.
Methodist Family Health, which, among other services, offers counseling, acute psychiatric care, long-term residential care, therapeutic day treatment, therapeutic group home care
and therapeutic foster care, will provide outpatient counseling services for Ranch residents and short-term treatment at its facilities.
Group home care
costs an average of $68,000 per year, about half the cost of state institution care.
The districts provide a variety of resources to at-risk youths and those in contact with the juvenile justice system such as after-school programs, tracking (using electronic monitoring and staff visits), individual and group counseling, family therapy, assessment centers, outpatient and inpatient sex offender treatment, anger management groups, group home care
, tutors, mentors, summer programs, restitution programs and community service programs.
Purchase of services contracting has been used to purchase a wide range of child welfare services from the private nonprofit sector, including parenting classes and group home care (Smith, 1989).
For this fixed amount the contractor was expected to provide all traditional foster care services, including foster and group home care, reintegration services, and mental health treatment, to all nonjuvenile offenders in state custody.
Although approximately one-quarter of control group home care
users received visits from a health aide, the prevailing pattern of service received by the control group was the Medicare skilled home health care model.