+ Site Statistics
+ Search Articles
+ PDF Full Text Service
How our service works
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

Community alternatives to institutional care

Community alternatives to institutional care

American Journal of Psychiatry 133(1): 69-72

The Community Mental Health Center Amendments of 1975 (Public Law 94-63) mandate that federally funded mental health centers provide specific services to patients discharged from mental health facilities, including follow-up care and a system of transitional halfway houses. In addition, they must provide assistance in screening potential inpatients and provide alternative treatment when appropriate. The author stresses the need to coordinate the resources of public and private agencies through interagency planning, collaboration, and coordinated service delivery, the need to create new resources where none exist, and the need for more involvement by psychiatristis.

Please choose payment method:

(PDF emailed within 0-6 h: $19.90)

Accession: 039612707

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

PMID: 174450

DOI: 10.1176/ajp.133.1.69

Related references

Evaluating the extent of community integration following the provision of staffed residential alternatives to institutional care. Irish Journal of Psychology 9(2): 346-360, 1988

Institutional care--what are the alternatives?. Journal - American Health Care Association 2(5): 46-47, 1976

Six alternatives to institutional care. Geriatrics 28(6): 76, 1973

Alternatives to institutional care. Health and Social Work 3(3): 200-202, 1978

Seeking alternatives to institutional care. Hospital Administration in Canada 18(3): 30, 1976

Cost comparison of institutional and community based alternatives for mentally retarded persons. Mental Retardation 17(3): 154-156, 1979

Alternatives to institutional care of the elderly: beyond the dichotomy. Gerontologist 20(3 Pt 1): 249-259, 1980

Alternatives to institutional care for the elderly and disabled. Gerontologist 12(2): 139-142, 1972

Alternatives to institutional care: fact or fancy?. Journal of Long Term Care Administration 2(1): 23-35, 1973

Do benefits exceed costs of alternatives to institutional care?. Geriatrics 32(11): 33 36, 1977

VA encouraged to find alternatives to dependence on institutional care. Modern Healthcare 14(14): 78 80, 1984

Guidelines for Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees: consideration of alternatives. Contemporary Topics in Laboratory Animal Science 34(3): 51, 1995

Short report: care for people aged 75 and older. Independence, community care, and institutional care. Canadian Family Physician Medecin de Famille Canadien 49: 623-625, 2003

Cigarette smoking, mortality, institutional and community-based care utilization in an adult community. Journal of Community Health 17(1): 53-60, 1992

Institutional and home-based long-term care alternatives: the 1965-1985 Swedish experience. Gerontologist 28(6): 825-829, 1988