ERIC Number: ED196243
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Mentally Retarded People in State-Operated Residential Facilities: Year Ending June 30, 1979. Project Report No. 8.
Krantz, Gordon C., Comp.; And Others
Data from a nationwide survey of mentally retarded people in state operated residential institutions are presented. Findings are listed for 22 aspects, including number of facilities, average daily residents, new admissions, readmissions during the year, deaths during the year, per diem cost, admissions ratios, termination ratios, net population change, and general population base of facilities. Among overall findings are a 27% decrease in numbers of institutionalized persons from 1970 to 1978, and a varied turnover rate as measured by admissions and releases. (CL)
Descriptors: Costs, Exceptional Child Research, Institutionalized Persons, Mental Retardation, Residential Programs, Statistical Data, Surveys
Developmental Disabilities Project, 207 Pattee Hall, University of Minnesota, 150 Pillsbury Dr., S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455 ($2.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rehabilitation Services Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC. Div. of Developmental Disabilities.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Dept. of Psychoeducational Studies.