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Descriptor English: Group Homes
Descriptor Spanish: Hogares para Grupos
Descriptor Portuguese: Lares para Grupos
Descriptor French: Foyers collectifs
Entry term(s): Group Home
Home, Group
Homes, Group
Tree number(s): J03.775.375
N02.278.825.375
VS3.002.010.002
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016352
Scope note: Housing for groups of patients, children, or others who need or desire emotional or physical support. They are usually established as planned, single housekeeping units in residential dwellings that provide care and supervision for small groups of residents, who, although unrelated, live together as a family.
Annotation: in med & non-med contexts
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Halfway Houses (1970-1990)
Residential Facilities (1970-1990)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see RESIDENTIAL FACILITIES 1990
Online Note: use RESIDENTIAL FACILITIES to search GROUP HOMES 1990
History Note: 91; was see RESIDENTIAL FACILITIES 1990
DeCS ID: 28971
Unique ID: D016352
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1990/05/29
Revision Date: 2016/06/08
Group Homes - Preferred
Concept UI M0024993
Scope note Housing for groups of patients, children, or others who need or desire emotional or physical support. They are usually established as planned, single housekeeping units in residential dwellings that provide care and supervision for small groups of residents, who, although unrelated, live together as a family.
Preferred term Group Homes
Entry term(s) Group Home
Home, Group
Homes, Group



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