Deinstitutionalization

Scope Notes: Concept with three interrelated processes: (1) prevention of admission to a public institution by developing, finding, and using alternative community care and training;(2) return to the community by residents who function appropriately and who benefit from community-based habilitation and training programs; and (3) establishment and maintenance of a responsive institutional environment contributing to appropriate and expeditious return to the community. See also Community-based services.
Use For:
ICF I:
  • e5 SERVICES, SYSTEMS AND POLICIES
ICF III:
  • e580 Health services, systems and policies
ICF IV:
  • e5800 Health services
Changes:
Changed mainstreaming to INCLUSION
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