Cost comparisons of community and institutional residential settings: historical review of selected research.

@article{Walsh2003CostCO,
  title={Cost comparisons of community and institutional residential settings: historical review of selected research.},
  author={Kevin K. Walsh and Theodore A. Kastner and Regina Gentlesk Green},
  journal={Mental retardation},
  year={2003},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={
          103-22
        }
}
A review of the literature on cost comparisons between community settings and institutions for persons with mental retardation and developmental disabilities was conducted. We selected literature for review that was published in peer-reviewed journals and had either been cited in the area of cost comparisons or provided a novel approach to the area. Methodological problems were identified in most studies reviewed, although recent research employing multivariate methods promises to bring clarity… CONTINUE READING