Contrasts between the rhetoric of quality assurance and the realities of poor quality in today's ICFs/MR were explored.
Comparative studies have shown that ICFs/MR provide the poores quality of life for persons with mental retardation.
The ICF/MR operational model was described here as experimented, failure-based, and insensitive to the effects of its own practices.
Recommendations, including the establishment of local control, a less-direct relation between funding and rule compliance, and alternate forms of program evaluation and monitoring, were made.
Mots-clés Pascal : Arriération mentale, Institution spécialisée, Réglementation professionnelle, Qualité service, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Législation, Organisation santé, Santé mentale, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mental retardation, Specialized institution, Professional code, Service quality, United States, North America, America, Legislation, Public health organization, Mental health, Human
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Code Inist : 002B18H05. Création : 199406.