group home


noun

a substitute home, usually located in a residential neighborhood, providing foster care for orphans, delinquents, disabled persons, or others with special needs.

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Medical definitions for group home

group home

n.

A small supervised residential facility, as for mentally ill people, in which residents typically participate in daily tasks and are often free to come and go voluntarily.
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