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Descriptor English: Foster Home Care
Descriptor Spanish: Cuidados en el Hogar de Adopción
Descriptor Portuguese: Cuidados no Lar de Adoção
Descriptor French: Placement en famille d'accueil
Entry term(s): Adult Foster Care
Care, Adult Foster
Care, Foster Home
Care, Kinship
Foster Care, Adult
Fostering
Kinship Care
Tree number(s): E02.760.352
I01.880.787.416
N02.421.143.452
N02.421.585.352
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005581
Scope note: Families who care for neglected children or patients unable to care for themselves.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
DeCS ID: 5715
Unique ID: D005581
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/29
Foster Home Care - Preferred
Concept UI M0008785
Scope note Families who care for neglected children or patients unable to care for themselves.
Preferred term Foster Home Care
Entry term(s) Care, Foster Home
Fostering - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0008786
Preferred term Fostering
Kinship Care - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0511232
Preferred term Kinship Care
Entry term(s) Care, Kinship
Adult Foster Care - Narrower
Concept UI M0506974
Scope note An elderly person's placement with another family when independent living is no longer possible, but nursing care is not necessary.
Preferred term Adult Foster Care
Entry term(s) Care, Adult Foster
Foster Care, Adult



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