group home


Definition of group home 

: a residence for persons requiring care or supervision

Examples of group home in a Sentence

a group home for young adults with disabilities

Recent Examples on the Web

That’s one of the major conclusions in a new report issued by AI Now, a research group home to employees from tech companies like Microsoft and Google and affiliated with New York University. James Vincent, The Verge, "When algorithms go wrong we need more power to fight back, say AI researchers," 8 Dec. 2018 People who require 24-hour medical care and have lived in nursing facilities or group homes for decades will be scrambling to find new homes if the cut is implemented, according to the Louisiana Department of Health. Julia O'donoghue,, "Louisiana following through with warnings to 37,000 Medicaid recipients," 9 May 2018 Washington is also a suspect in an investigation in the death of a patient who died at the group home while under her care, records state. Kelsey Mo, azcentral, "2 suspected of abusing disabled adults in El Mirage unlicensed care facility," 2 July 2018 Rebecca had gotten in touch with a former case manager who drove her to the Baltimore group home. Justin Wm. Moyer,, "She was tossed from a hospital on a cold night wearing only a gown. The viral video followed years of struggles.," 16 Apr. 2018 Today, Dave is doing well in a group home, but for years few services were available to help him or support his family. Jennifer Conn, Akron Reporter,, "Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation is now Peg's Foundation to better honor its founder," 18 Jan. 2018 Grissom, Ward, state officials and officials from The Villages, which operates five group homes home on a 400-acre (162-hectare) site outside Topeka, are set to meet on the issue Wednesday. Fox News, "The Latest: Border Protection halts prosecution referrals," 25 June 2018 Noank Community Support Services is licensed by the state to care for children in a group home setting. Daniela Altimari,, "Judge Rules Separation of Immigrant Children Living in Connecticut From Their Parents Is Unconstitutional," 14 July 2018 The victim reported that two people wearing ski masks had entered the group home without consent and forcibly took property. Karen Pilarski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Elm Grove Police Department seek woman who it says planned November group home armed robbery," 13 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of group home

1967, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of group home

: a place where people who need special care or attention live together in a group

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Medical Definition of group home 

: a residence for persons (as developmentally disabled individuals or foster children) requiring care, assistance, or supervision

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