ERIC Number: ED411653
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-May
Reference Count: N/A
Residential Services for Persons with Developmental Disabilities: Status and Trends through 1996. Report #49.
Prouty, Robert, Ed.; Lakin, K. Charlie, Ed.
This report from the ongoing National Residential Information Systems Project provides statistics on persons with mental retardation and related developmental disabilities (MR/DD) receiving residential services in the United States for the year ending June 30, 1996, as well as comparative statistics from earlier years. Section 1 contains chapters on populations of state-operated residential settings in 1996, longitudinal trends in large state-operated residential facilities 1950-1996, large state MR/DD residential facility closures 1960 to 2000 and individual facility populations and per diem rates in fiscal year 1996, and characteristics and movement of residents of large state facilities. Section 2 contains chapters on services provided by state and nonstate agencies in 1996, number of residential settings and residents by type of living arrangement, and changing patterns in residential service systems 1977-1996. Section 3 focuses on the utilization of the Medicaid program to sponsor long-term services for persons with MR/DD. Chapters cover Medicaid long-term care programs; utilization of and expenditures for Medicaid institutional, home, and community-based services; and conversion of Medicaid Intermediate Care Facilities for persons with MR/DD to home and community based services. The last section contains state profiles of selected service indicators 1977-1996. (Contains 50 references, 54 tables, and 23 figures.) (CR)
Descriptors: Adults, Community Programs, Deinstitutionalization (of Disabled), Developmental Disabilities, Federal Aid, Financial Support, Group Homes, Institutionalized Persons, Mental Retardation, Residential Care, Residential Institutions, Residential Programs, State Programs, Statistical Surveys, Tables (Data), Trend Analysis
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Research and Training Center on Community Living.