Community

Evaluating quality of life in adults with profound learning difficulties resettled from hospital to supported living in the community

Sines D, Hogard E, Ellis R.  Buckinghamshire New University, UK. david.sines@bucks.ac.uk. This article describes a longitudinal evaluation of the quality of life of service users with profound learning difficulties who were resettled from hospital accommodation to supported housing in the community. The Trident approach was used for the design of the evaluation with data gathered […]

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A community integration approach to social determinants of health in New Mexico.

Lifestyle and Values Impacting Diabetes Awareness (LA VIDA), a community-based diabetes intervention program targeting Hispanics in southwestern New Mexico, addresses social determinants of health by utilizing promotores and collaborating with community partners and health care providers. Using a mixed-methods approach, a program evaluation documented the promotores’ crucial role in providing social support, contributing to social […]

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Rehabilitation Research & Training Center for Stroke Survivors (RRTC)

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, with funding from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research   Format             RRTC   RRTC assists stroke survivors achieve independence in their home environment and be active in the community by providing research, training, and evaluation; areas examined include various interventions for both acute and chronic stroke management utilized in […]

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Community Integration: Traumatic Brain Injury

Community Integration Questionnaire (CIQ) Properties webpage on the Center for Outcome Measurement in Brain Injury (COMBI) website   COMBI is a project funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, coordinated by the Rehabilitation Research Center at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center   Format             Webpage   The CIQ was developed to be a […]

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Community Integration: Psychiatric Disabilities

“Community Integration: Supporting People in Getting What They Want” The University of Illinois at Chicago Center on Mental Health Services Research and Policy, part of the University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Psychiatry   Format             Online course   In this 6-module web based course, faculty of the Penn Collaborative on Community Integration of Individuals […]

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Persons Aging with Hearing and Vision Loss (PAHVL)

A consortium entitled “Disability & Rehabilitation Research Project (DRRP) on Persons Aging with Hearing & Vision Loss,” comprised of Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision (RRTC) of Mississippi State University, San Diego State University, and the Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults, funded by the national Institute of […]

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National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC)’s National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) Program Directory

National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research   Format                       Searchable online database (Directory on webpage)   The NIDRR Program Directory provides information on NIDRR programs which address a variety of problems encountered by people with disabilities. This website allows browsing on project titles and includes projects of Disability and Rehabilitation, Research Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers, Utilization, Rehabilitation […]

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ClinicalTrials.gov

In partnership with the National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, and Health and Human Services   Format             Searchable online database    ClinicalTrials.gov offers up-to-date information for locating federally and privately supported clinical trials for a wide range of diseases and conditions and topics pertaining to them, including community integration.     Contact URL  […]

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Community Integration: Civil Rights

Commitment to Community Integration Department of Health and Human Services     Format             Community Living Initiative   June 22nd 2010 is the 11th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the Olmstead v. L.C. decision, which maintained that the unjustified institutional isolation of people with disabilities is a type of unlawful discrimination under the Americans […]

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Community Integration Resources for People with Developmental Disabilities

Community Integration Program   Community Housing Section (CHS) of the Oregon Department of Human Services Format             Program   CHS assists people with developmental disabilities live successfully in community housing that is safe and affordable and contributes to their independence and quality of life. CHS supports services to people with developmental disabilities by overseeing the property […]

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