The impact of living arrangements and deinstitutionalisation in the health status of persons with intellectual disability in Europe.

@article{MartnezLeal2011TheIO,
  title={The impact of living arrangements and deinstitutionalisation in the health status of persons with intellectual disability in Europe.},
  author={Rafael Mart{\'i}nez-Leal and Luis Salvador-Carulla and Christine Linehan and Peter Walsh and Germain Weber and Geert van Hove and Tuomo M{\"a}{\"a}tt{\"a} and Bernard Az{\'e}ma and Melanie Haveman and Serafino Buono and Arunas Germanavicius and Henny M J van Schrojenstein Lantman-de Valk and Jan Tossebro and Alexandra Carmen-Cara and Dasa Moravec Berger and Jonathan M G Perry and Michael P. Kerr},
  journal={Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR},
  year={2011},
  volume={55 9},
  pages={858-72}
}
BACKGROUND Despite progress in the process of deinstitutionalisation, very little is known about the health conditions of people with intellectual disability (PWID) who live in large institutions and PWID living in small residential services, family homes or independent living within the community. Furthermore, there are no international comparison studies at European level of the health status and health risk factors of PWID living in fully staffed residential services with formal support and… CONTINUE READING