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A PASS 3 evaluation of community residences in Wales

Felce, David John and Perry, Jonathan 1997. A PASS 3 evaluation of community residences in Wales. Mental Retardation- American Association on Mental Retardation 35 (3) , pp. 170-176. 10.1352/0047-6765(1997)035%3C0170:apeocr%3E2.0.co;2

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Abstract

PASS 3 was used to evaluate 14 residential services for people with mental retardation. Residents had a broad range of abilities. Size of residences ranged from one to seven residents. PASS scores were generally associated with both resident's ability level and smaller size of living unit. Overall, the residences were shown to be well-located and reasonably home-like. However, residence personnel tended to lack organized means and competencies to promote resident development and experience. Administrative practices were also weak. Attention must be given to factors other than residence size, location, building characteristics, and staffing parameters when services are commissioned and when service contracts are specified and reviewed.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Medicine
MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics (CNGG)
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Publisher: American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
ISSN: 0047-6765
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2017 03:45
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/67212

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