DH-12.1 Reduce the number of adults with disabilities aged 22 years and older living in congregate care residences that serve 16 or more persons

National Data Source
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
number 
Baseline (Year)
57,462 (2008)
Target
31,604
Target-Setting Method
Projection/trend analysis
Numerator
Number of adults aged 22 years and older with disability who live in large non-nursing, congregate care residences that serve 16 or more people
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the Survey of State Developmental Disabilities (DD) Directors, University of Minnesota, 2009:

[NUMERATOR:]

State DD Directors are asked to address the following categories by indicating the number of individuals who live in non nursing, congregate care settings that serve individuals with developmental and other disabilities.

  • 1-3 residents
  • 4-6 residents
  • 1-6 residents
  • 7-15 residents
  • 16+ residents
Data Collection Frequency
Annual
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Adapted from HP2010 objective

Comments

Methodology Notes

Adults are considered to live in a large non-nursing congregate setting for people with developmental and other disabilities if the State DD director provides a count for the “16+ residents” category listed in the numerator section.

State DD Directors are asked to complete a form. The information is abstracted and analyzed by investigators at the University of Minnesota; and reported in Residential Services for Persons with Developmental Disabilities: Status and Trends.

State DD Directors are asked to complete a form. The information is abstracted and analyzed by investigators at the University of Minnesota; and reported in Residential Services for Persons with Developmental Disabilities: Status and Trends.

References and More Information

  1. Lakin KC, Larson S, Salmi P, Scott N., eds. Residential services for persons with developmental disabilities: status and trends through 2008. Minneapolis (MN): University of Minnesota, Research and Training Center on Community Living, Institute on Community Integration, 2009.