A total population study of people in Wales with severe intellectual disability and the most severe challenging behaviour was undertaken to identify their characteristics, and the nature of their residential arrangements and service support.
Forty-one participants were identified :
Five living in family homes, 17 in community housing, 17 in hospitals and two in hostels.
The family home group had slightly higher adaptive behaviour scores than residents in community housing.
Both groups had significantly higher scores than the hospital and hostel residents combined.
Assessments of challenging behaviour showed the groups to be similar and to have a considerable range and extent of severely problematic behaviour.
Co-occurrence of several forms of frequent severe problem behaviour was the norm and there was a marked association with social impairment.
The five people living in their family homes had nominated service keyworkers, but reported professional input was low. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Besoin utilisateur, Service santé, Institution spécialisée, Hôpital psychiatrique, Qualité vie, Arriération mentale, Santé mentale, Pays de Galles, Grande Bretagne, Royaume Uni, Europe, Homme, Déficience intellectuelle, Trouble développement
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : User need, Health service, Specialized institution, Psychiatric hospital, Quality of life, Mental retardation, Mental health, Wales, Great Britain, United Kingdom, Europe, Human, Intellectual deficiency, Developmental disorder
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 98-0505251
Code Inist : 002B18H05B. Création : 19/02/1999.