Changes in availability and accessibility of family support services were studied by surveying county mental health authorities in Michigan before and after the implementation of new policy on and funding for such programs.
An overall increase in the availability of family support services was found.
Access to services as measured by length of time families waited for services remained unchanged following the increase in funds.
Policy and funding implications of the study were discussed.
Mots-clés Pascal : Arriération mentale, Soin, A domicile, Milieu familial, Support social, Service public, Politique sociale, Psychiatrie communautaire, Désinstitutionnalisation, Environnement social, Organisation santé, Santé mentale, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Enquête, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mental retardation, Care, At home, Family environment, Social support, Public utilities, Social policy, Community psychiatry, Desinstitutionalization, Social environment, Public health organization, Mental health, United States, North America, America, Inquiry, Human
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Code Inist : 002B18H05. Création : 199406.