The Dollars and Sense of Promoting Self Sufficiency of Persons with Disabilities
Department of Psychiatry, Center for Mental Health Services Research; Center for Health Policy and Research
Medical Subject Headings
Disabled Persons; Self Care; Family; Social Support; Home Care Services; Independent Living
Health Services Research | Mental and Social Health | Psychiatric and Mental Health | Psychiatry | Psychiatry and Psychology
Summary: This paper presents strong evidence that providing integrated in-home and family support services for people with disabilities is cost effective.
Citation: Ellison, M. L. & Ashbaugh, J. (1990). The dollars and sense of promoting self‑sufficiency of persons with disabilities through programs of independent living, in‑home and family supports. Cambridge, MA: Human Services Research Institute.