Foster care

Scope Notes: Noninstitutional residential arrangement made to a person outside his/her own home;placement is in a family setting and the host family maintains an interest in the well-being of the person being cared for; includes foster homes
ICF I:
  • d6 DOMESTIC LIFE
  • d7 INTERPERSONAL INTERACTIONS AND RELATIONSHIPS
  • e3 SUPPORT AND RELATIONSHIPS
  • e5 SERVICES, SYSTEMS AND POLICIES
ICF III:
  • d760 Family relationships
  • e310 Immediate family
  • e575 General social support services, systems and policies
ICF IV:
  • e5750 General social support services
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