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*  Disability Advocates Inc. (DAI) v. Pataki | Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
... mandates that disabled persons, including those individuals with serious mentally illnesses, not be subjected to "unjustified ... The complaint alleged that the decision to discharge mental patients from hospitals to adult homes resulted from the state's ... of the residents had mental illnesses. The complaint compared the treatment received by mentally ill individuals who had been ... articles that indicated the State had known for at least 25 years that the living conditions and quality of care and life in ...
  https://www.clearinghouse.net/detail.php?id=11668
*  Disaster Persists 30 Years after Bhopal Gas Catastrophe - SPIEGEL ONLINE
Some were born deaf or blind, and many are mentally disabled. "These children will never be able to lead a normal life," says ... "The people can't see, smell or taste the poison," says Rachna Dhingra, "but it's there." It's in the water, in the flesh of ... And local residents have distrusted the Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Center, established in 1984 for the free ... No government agencies and no hospitals in the city keep track of the abnormalities. Midwives from the neighborhoods, who ...
  http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/disaster-persists-30-years-after-bhopal-gas-catastrophe-a-1006101.html
*  Research, Human: Historical Aspects | Encyclopedia.com
Mentally Ill and Mentally Disabled Persons: Research Issues; Military Personnel as Research Subjects; Minorities as Research ... The Life of Sir William Osler. Oxford: Clarendon Press.. Fox, Renée. 1959. Experiment Perilous: Physicians and Patients Facing ... Since malaria was not readily found in the United States, researchers chose to infect residents of state mental hospitals and ... "This means that the person involved should have legal capacity to give consent." By this principle, the mentally disabled and ...
  https://www.encyclopedia.com/science/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/research-human-historical-aspects
*  Rethinking addiction medicine at University of Maryland Medical Center - Sun Sentinel
No city can make progress when such a substantial portion of its residents are mentally and physically disabled by substance ... Each additional life saved from addiction is a tremendous victory, both for the individual and the community. But it is not ... A report last week that the University of Maryland Medical Center is one of 10 hospitals across the country this year that will ... Far less progress has been made in keeping people from becoming addicted in the first place, largely because the risk factors ...
  http://www.sun-sentinel.com/bs-ed-addiction-20110716-story.html
*  Christine Schanes Archives - Intent Blog
Question: When mentally-ill and developmentally disable people were released from the State mental hospitals, why were ... We did not have the will to treat and house these former patients because some of us feared having mentally-ill people live in ... My thanks again to all of those people who provided end of life care to Karen Lee and to all givers of end of life care ... homes for people with severe mental challenges are not welcome in this neighborhood because of the NIMBYism of its residents." ...
  http://intentblog.com/tag/christine_schanes/
*  Deinstitutionalisation - Wikipedia
... for both the mentally ill and developmentally disabled do remain open in most of the fifty states as an option for patients ... and restitution to life - of the people there secluded. In 1978, the Basaglia Law had started Italian psychiatric reform that ... "Report of the Confidential Forum for Former In-Patients of Psychiatric Hospitals". Department of Internal Affairs, New Zealand ... New York Times article, "Big Day for Ex-Residents Of Center for the Retarded," by Celia W. Duggar, published March 12, 1993 NYS ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deinstitutionalisation
*  Mental Health Facilities and Services, North America - GAMEO
It admitted as patients the mentally ill, both acute and chronic, epileptics, and the mentally retarded. ... It was an advocacy and supportive services program for families and developmentally disabled persons of all ages. The following ... Mennonite Life 9 (July 1954), Mental Health Issue) -- HAF. 1987 Update. Mennonite Mental Health Services (MMHS), Akron PA, was ... Birch Tree Home, Dinuba, CA, 1987), was licensed for five residents and operated as an independent living situation. ...
  http://www.gameo.org/index.php?title=Mental_Health_Facilities_and_Services,_North_America&oldid=58765
*  When a Mentally Ill Child Becomes a Mentally Ill Adult - OC Weekly
The law cannot force a person to take medication, which some officials say is what severely mentally ill patients need most, ... Today, three times as many mentally ill people stay in jails as in hospitals. According to the National Treatment Advocacy ... And authorities won't hospitalize people unless they're gravely disabled, which is defined as the present inability to provide ... The family tried giving him a cell phone, but as soon as he felt they were trying to control his life, Phillip threw it on the ...
  https://www.ocweekly.com/when-a-mentally-ill-child-becomes-a-mentally-ill-adult-6421517/
*  Almshouse - Wikipedia
Many of the patients of the New York Custodial Asylum for Feeble-Minded Women were falsely considered to be mentally ill. Mary ... These almshouses housed nearly 7,000 people. Of these residents, 700 were believed to have a mental illness. Half of these ... From public domain text, English Monastic Life) Medieval Hospitals (Almshouses) of England, by Rotha Mary Clay. (Public domain ... Dix sought out to remove children, mentally ill, and developmentally disabled from all almshouses and increase the amount of ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Almshouse
*  Mental health in South Korea - Wikipedia
The 1999 Medical Protection Act and Welfare Law for the Handicapped protect the rights of disabled persons, and the mentally ... Missionary hospitals, which tended to be more humane, also existed, but the isolation of patients by government mental ... South Koreans drink more alcohol by volume per capita than the residents of any other country in the world, consuming twice as ... Park, Joon Hyuk; Kim, Ki Woong (2002). "A Nationwide Survey on the Prevalence and Risk Factors of Late Life Depression in South ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mental_health_in_South_Korea
*  lifeissues.net | 'Lynching the Elderly and Disabled?'
A recent Congressional study found that 550,000 residents were in homes cited for instances of severe abuse. ... With 1.6 million people residing in 17,000 nursing homes (11,000 of them for-profit businesses), the opportunity for actual ... One vision takes a utilitarian approach to evaluating life and encourages the killing of undesirable patients through various ... Hospitals: Failing to Protect Hospitals are now making sure the elderly, disabled or otherwise "unworthy" die by instituting " ...
  http://lifeissues.net/writers/pan/pan_01elderlyanddisabled1.html
*  Welcome
Yet with more hospitals closing in Queens and New York City - and so many people needing help as they face the stress of ... Caro, a resident of Jackson Heights. "In some immigrant communities, there is a stigma around seeking psychological help, and ... Every effort will be made to identify resources to patients who require care outside the scope of the clinic's practice. ... Caro served as psychologist for NYC's Homeless Mentally Ill Initiative, an in-patient program for homeless individuals ...
  http://www.qc.cuny.edu/communications/news_services/releases/Pages/NewsArchive.aspx?ItemID=1398
*  Pyotr Gannushkin - Wikipedia
... were fascinated by the way Korsakoff interacted with the mentally disabled. He explained that "mental patients should not be ... "We, our generation, do not limit ourselves by psychiatric hospitals. Using the same approach, we are coming into life, coming ... During the period of four years, up to 1902, he had been a non resident of the psychiatric hospital. He spent those years in ... L.A. Prozorov pointed out that "Gannushkin was able to interest young people in research, even if it was rough, search for ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pyotr_Gannushkin
*  How to Change the World - Wikipedia
Szekeres created an entirely new procedure to manage the mentally disabled in her country; this is because her son, Tibor, had ... In 1991, while working in a Pretoria AIDS testing center, she encountered the problem of hospitals sending home AIDS patients ... While in state-run institutions the residents were often locked up and/or tranquilized, the higher-functioning residents of ... And I just assumed that we'd all go on to the next stage in life together. College was a given," explains Schramm. Although he ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/How_to_Change_the_World
*  Section 3: Delivery System Reform and Care for High-Need Beneficiaries
"A New Care Paradigm Slashes Hospital Use and Nursing Home Stays for the Elderly and the Physically and Mentally Disabled," ... Many patients, particularly older people who are comfortable with having their physicians maintain greater control over ... Palliative care is an approach to providing care that addresses patients' and caregivers' quality of life, provides timely ... As of 2009, 63 percent of community hospitals with at least 50 beds and 85 percent of hospitals with more than 300 beds ...
  https://www.kff.org/report-section/section-3-delivery-system-reform-and-care-for-high-need-beneficiaries/
*  Volunteers - The Blade
Serenity Farm, Inc., Equestrian Center in Lucky, Ohio, is looking for volunteers to work with disabled people through October ... Lutheran Village at Wolf Creek in Springfield Township is looking for volunteers to assist residents, many of whom do not have ... Paul s Community Center, 230 13th St., needs help to prepare, serve breakfasts and lunch for the homeless and the mentally ill ... These items are donated to hospitals all over the country. Patterns are available. Donated yarn also appreciated. Call Kathy ...
  http://www.toledoblade.com/frontpage/2006/01/26/Volunteers.html
*  Racism in Europe - Wikipedia
The institute recommended the sterilization by force of the mentally ill, physically disabled, homosexuals and ethnic ... Black People in Switzerland: A Life between Integration and Discrimination (published in German, French, and Italian only). ... A nurse at a Stockholm suburb hospital lost his job after complaining on racial attitudes of the hospital staff to patients ... Social services identify racism in Swedish hospitals Archived 26 September 2009 at the Wayback Machine.. Dn.se (2009-09-24). ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Racism_in_Europe
*  Psychiatric survivors movement - Wikipedia
During that period, people who received psychiatric treatment identified themselves as patients, and this term was generally ... There was anger and resentment toward a profession that had the authority to label them as mentally disabled and was perceived ... empowering people to recover and lead a full life in the community. The United States Massachusetts-based Freedom Center ... "Phoenix Rising: The Voice of the Psychiatrized" was published by ex-inmates (of psychiatric hospitals) in Toronto from 1980 to ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychiatric_survivors_movement
*  Olmstead v. L.C. - Wikipedia
... placing patients in need of close care at risk... 'Each disabled person is entitled to treatment in the most integrated setting ... whether mentally retarded or mentally ill, are not prepared at particular times - perhaps in the short run, perhaps in the long ... "State Hospitals") and, by July 1, 2015, "transition all individuals with developmental disabilities in the State Hospitals from ... perpetuates unwarranted assumptions that persons so isolated are incapable or unworthy of participating in community life." ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olmstead_v._L.C.
*  Medicaid | Encyclopedia.com
MEDICAID Millions of elderly people in the United States [1] have extensive health care needs and expenses, but many have ... Medicaid also covered 7.0 million blind and disabled persons in 1998. Most disabled persons ... Hospitals are more limited in their abilities to turn down Medicaid patients, since they are often tax exempt or have ... note: *Community residents only.. Future challenges in Medicaid coverage of elderly persons. Medicaid has made great strides in ...
  https://www.encyclopedia.com/medicine/divisions-diagnostics-and-procedures/medicine/medicaid
*  Reportedly haunted locations in Oregon - Wikipedia
Geiser Grand Hotel in Baker City is reportedly haunted by various residents and persons murdered there. Granite is a ghost town ... The construct, built in 1911, operated as a poorhouse, and also housed the mentally challenged, the disabled, and the elderly; ... The hospital was frequently investigated for medical malpractices and inadequate care of patients, with multiple patients dying ... Abandoned Hospitals For the Mentally Ill Morph Into Housing". The New York Times. Retrieved 2014-09-25. Smitten, Susan (2001). ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reportedly_haunted_locations_in_Oregon
*  Southern University and A & M College | Colleges | Noodle
See what people are saying about Southern University and A & M College. ... Student Life. Student Life People are saying * What are the top 3 things that students do for fun at Southern University and A ... Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and ... Plan, direct, or coordinate medically-approved recreation programs for patients in hospitals, nursing homes, or other ...
  https://www.noodle.com/colleges/cox4/southern-university-and-a-m-college
*  Kluge Childrens Hospital | Clown Forum
Also there is a home for the mentally disabled eg downs syndrome, which is just opposite the nursing home. I twisted some ... I visited several Hospitals this Christmas as Santa Claus. I am going to do my first visit to a hospital next week to deliver ... DO NOT be affended if they don't want you there . It may just be a bad day for them and the next person my not want you to ... Not only do the patients get blessing from it, us clowns are also blessed by it.. It may be the only thing they have to smile ...
  http://clown-forum.com/threads/kluge-childrens-hospital.14134/
*  Patient autonomy and the doctor's conscience
In Life and Death: How do we honour the Patient's Autonomy and the Doctor's Conscience? Frank Brennan's Sandra David Oration at ... Many persons of a religious persuasion may reason morally from presumptions such that life is a gift given by God and that it ... Those who support the legaslization of euthanasia usually proceed by quoting cases of mentally competent patients who are not ... offence in contemplation is aiding or abetting the suicide of a person who is terminally ill or severely and incurably disabled ...
  http://www.eurekastreet.com.au/article.aspx?aeid=16527
*  The Evolution of Disability Rights Litigation: Evolutions in Advocacy. A Brief History: The Bible to Bedlam to Bill Johnson
The Improper Drugging of Mentally Ill and Mentally Handicapped Persons,' the several-volume report, thousands of pages long, ... The Asklepeia were ancient Greek dream hospitals where priests would prescribe treatment based on the patients' dreams. ... Concern with the needs and rights of people considered to be 'disabled' are ancient. Biblical and ancient Roman law express ... physical abuse of residents and gross neglect of basic medical needs - conditions under which no person in the United States ...
  http://mn.gov/mnddc/disability-litigation/evolution-in-advocacy-history.html