A group home is a place were a group of people live together in a supervised environment. in most cases the residents are usually unrelated but not always. Sometimes in certain situations siblings are able to live together if this is there choice and if they choose not to be separated. There are many different types of group homes that will each be described at a later time on this website but for the sake of this article we will be talking about all group homes in general.
Today's group homes are more focused and usually only specialize in the care of people with specific special needs. For example a group home may specialize only in the care of individuals with Schizophrenia within a certain age group like 0-. For health and safety reasons group homes are usually licensed to care for people within a certain age range and or condition
For example there are group homes that specialize in the care of people with developmental disabilities and whom will only accept people with these specific Additionally group homes are also broken down into many special categories. For example one group home may only cater to people with a minimal diagnosis of a developmental disability while another will specialize in caring for aggressive and sometimes violent residents.
and by the level of care necesary for careing .
what to look for in a GROUP HOME ?
Important things to consider about group homes
who owns it
do the owners live on site
does the staff speak you language