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Moving from family care to residential and supported accommodation: National, longitudinal study of people with intellectual disabilities.

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McConkey, Roy, Kelly, F., Mannan, H. and Craig, S. (2011) Moving from family care to residential and supported accommodation: National, longitudinal study of people with intellectual disabilities. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 116 (4). pp. 305-314. [Journal article]

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DOI: 10.1352/1944-7558-116.4.305

Abstract

A cohort of nearly 11,000 persons was traced over 8 years to determine those who had moved from family care and those who had remained. The majority (85%) continued to live with families, and, for two thirds (67%), no future move was deemed necessary. The 2 main predictors of moving were as follows: A need had been previously recorded and the family had used out-of-home respite services during the 8 years. However, just one quarter of those identified as needing to move had done so in the 8 years. Conversely, no prior indication of need had been recorded for two thirds of people who had moved in this period. The complexities of assessing need and equitably meeting demands are discussed.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Nursing
Research Institutes and Groups:Institute of Nursing and Health Research
Institute of Nursing and Health Research > Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
ID Code:21847
Deposited By:Prof Roy McConkey
Deposited On:18 Jun 2012 11:54
Last Modified:18 Jun 2012 11:54

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