Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

HealthCollab Clinic: Family Focused Wellness for Adults with Developmental Disabilities and Their Aging Family Members
by Voong, Ookie, M.S., California State University, Long Beach, 2019, 69; 22588538
Abstract (Summary)

Adults with developmental disabilities (DD) are aging. Many parents who have been their life long caregivers can identify with the baby boomer generation that is soon reaching the age of 65 years and older. The potential impact on demand for and provision of health and supportive services is anticipated to climb for this aging population. Given the complexities and dynamics in families that provide care for adults with developmental disabilities, a clinic tailored to target the unique needs of those families makes sense. HealthCollab Clinic seeks to fill an unmet need. The specialized community clinic is equipped with accessible equipment and trained professionals that builds a supportive safety net for families seeking quality health care in the greater Los Angeles County.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Gerard, Nathan
Commitee: O'Lawrence, Henry, Sinay, Tony
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Health Care Administration
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 81/3(E), Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Health care management, Disability studies, Individual & family studies
Keywords: Aging, Developmental disabilities, Family, Health clinic, Wellness
Publication Number: 22588538
ISBN: 9781088369951
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