State official reacts to independent reviews of how residents are transitioning to community care
By Christopher Brooke, Reporter
Monday, January 21, 2013 at 6:47 pm
RICHMOND — Virginia officials point to positive outcomes in transitioning intellectually and developmentally disabled people from training centers, as they seek to close four such facilities and shrink a fifth to 75 beds.
The state faces resistance from parent groups that opposed the idea of moving residents from these facilities — like the Southwestern Virginia Training Center in Carroll County — into community-based care.
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