Chapter 16. Community Care

  1. Angela Hassiotis Senior Lecturer3,
  2. Diana Andrea Barron Clinical Research Fellow3 and
  3. Ian Hall Consultant Psychiatrist4
  1. Philip Dodd1 and
  2. Patricia Noonan Walsh2

Published Online: 16 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682968.ch16

Intellectual Disability Psychiatry: A Practical Handbook

Intellectual Disability Psychiatry: A Practical Handbook

How to Cite

Dodd, P. and Walsh, P. N. (2009) Community Care, in Intellectual Disability Psychiatry: A Practical Handbook (eds A. Hassiotis, D. A. Barron and I. Hall), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470682968.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 3

    UCL Department of Mental Health Sciences, London W1W 7EJ, UK

  2. 4

    East London NHS Foundation Trust, London E1 4DG, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    St Michael's House, Ballymun, Dublin 9, Ireland

  2. 2

    Centre for Disability Studies University College Dublin Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470742518

Online ISBN: 9780470682968

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Keywords:

  • community care and development of care - historical perspective;
  • attitudes and care perspectives to people with disabilities - tracing back to ancient Greece;
  • development of specific care for people with intellectual disabilities;
  • eugenic ideas and influence on conditions of people with intellectual disabilities;
  • segregated institutions - attracting growing criticism;
  • Goffman's description of psychiatric asylum as the ‘total institution’;
  • driving deinstitutionalization in United States and principle of normalization;
  • process of deinstitutionalization of citizens with intellectual disabilities;
  • modern mental health services for people with intellectual disabilities;
  • care programme approach (CPA) - system of care within specialist mental services

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The development of care - an historical perspective

  • Modern mental health services for people with intellectual disabilities

  • Conclusion

  • References