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Institutional and Community Care Trends in the Netherlands

Institutional and Community Care Trends in the Netherlands •••••••••••T R E N D S Institutional and Community Care: Trends in the Netherlands Adrian van Gennep homes, for four to six residents formerly living in the group home. The staff : resident ratio is 1: 6. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF AMSTERDAM l Supported living. Since the early 1990s, there have been some supported living projects in the Netherlands. Several hundred people with INTRODUCTION moderate intellectual disabilities are participating In the Netherlands there are a range of residential in these projects. services for people with severe intellectual disabilities. (Services for people with mild intellectual disabilities There are also a range of day care services for people — those with an IQ above 60 — have not been with intellectual disabilities, who are living at home, included in this overview.) in a group home or in an annex of a group home. l Institutions. There are about 124 institutions, l Day care centres for children. These centres are accommodating about 32,000 residents. The used by about 4,000 children aged 2–16 with institutions are on average designed for about (very) severe intellectual disabilities or multiple 300 residents, with a range of 100–1,000. impairments. Due to the complexity of their http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Tizard Learning Disability Review Emerald Publishing

Institutional and Community Care Trends in the Netherlands

Tizard Learning Disability Review , Volume 2 (4): 3 – Oct 1, 1997

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1359-5474
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•••••••••••T R E N D S Institutional and Community Care: Trends in the Netherlands Adrian van Gennep homes, for four to six residents formerly living in the group home. The staff : resident ratio is 1: 6. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF AMSTERDAM l Supported living. Since the early 1990s, there have been some supported living projects in the Netherlands. Several hundred people with INTRODUCTION moderate intellectual disabilities are participating In the Netherlands there are a range of residential in these projects. services for people with severe intellectual disabilities. (Services for people with mild intellectual disabilities There are also a range of day care services for people — those with an IQ above 60 — have not been with intellectual disabilities, who are living at home, included in this overview.) in a group home or in an annex of a group home. l Institutions. There are about 124 institutions, l Day care centres for children. These centres are accommodating about 32,000 residents. The used by about 4,000 children aged 2–16 with institutions are on average designed for about (very) severe intellectual disabilities or multiple 300 residents, with a range of 100–1,000. impairments. Due to the complexity of their

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Tizard Learning Disability ReviewEmerald Publishing

Published: Oct 1, 1997

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