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Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging$
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Barbara Berkman and Sarah D'Ambruoso

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195173727

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.001.0001

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Congregate Housing

Congregate Housing

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(p.693) 63 Congregate Housing
Source:
Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging
Author(s):

Nancy W. Sheehan

Waldo C. Klein

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0063

This chapter discusses congregate housing programs, which refer to housing-service arrangements that combine an apartment-like independent living unit with services that do not fall under the medical model. Topics covered include: legal authority of congregate housing programs; prevalence and, structure of congregate living arrangements; resident population and special needs; funding, quality of care and quality of life; and social work roles.

Keywords:   congregate housing programs, living arrangements, aging, elderly, social work practice

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