ERIC Number: ED121042
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Day Centers for Mentally Retarded Adults.
Based on a 1971 conference in Sweden, the booklet examines practical planning and operational aspects of day care centers for mentally retarded adults who cannot participate in sheltered work. Topics addressed are facility location in relation to transportation, community services, and group homes; size; design to accommodate self care training, meals, and vocational training in a barrier-free atmosphere; personnel allocations and functions; conferences, including goal planning and client meetings; activity content, including training in activities of daily living and motor skills; schedules; work training; and compensation. Appended are diagrams of sample facility designs. (CL)
Descriptors: Adults, Architecture, Building Design, Day Care Centers, Day Schools, Design Requirements, Exceptional Child Education, Facilities, Facility Planning, Mental Retardation, Moderate Mental Retardation, Program Design, Program Development, Severe Mental Retardation
International League of Societies for the Mentally Handicapped, Secretariat: rue Forestiere, 12 - B-1050 Bruxelles, Belgium (5 Swiss Francs)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International League of Societies for the Mentally Handicapped, Brussels (Belgium).