Policy Research Brief: Health Status, Health Care Utilization Patterns, and Health Care Outcomes of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities - A Review of the Literature

Part of the Policy Research Brief series.
Author(s)
Mary Hayden, Shannon Kim
Managing Editor(s)
Mary Hayden, Vicki D Gaylord
Editor(s)
Christen L Opsal

Description

A brief reviewing the current literature in the area of health care needs of people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities and allied medical conditions, looking at the degree to which such individuals are or could be receiving medical care in the community. It provides a summary of research relevant to improving the service delivery system by addressing barriers to community medical care and services, determining what services are needed, and developing strategies and assurances for provision of quality medical care.

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Details

Date
September 2002 
Type
Brief 
Edition
Volume 13, Number 1
Publisher
Research and Training Center on Community Living (RTC-CL)

Topics

  • Health and safety
    • Healthcare
    • Housing and residential services
      • Institutions and deinstitutionalization
      • Specific disability
        • Intellectual/developmental disability (IDD)
        • Specific life stage
          • Adults