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community

 [kŏ-mu´nĭ-te]
a group of persons residing together in face-to-face association; a group of persons with whom an individual identifies as a source of identity and potential support.
continuing care community life care community.
life care community a living arrangement for older adults that provides several levels of care within one facility or complex. As the resident requires more health supervision, he or she moves from areas that are more independent to those where care is provided under the supervision of a registered nurse. Life care communities usually require an entry fee as well as a monthly fee. Called also continuing care community.
therapeutic community a specially structured mental treatment center, employing group and milieu therapy and encouraging the patient to function within social norms.

com·mu·ni·ty

(kŏ-myū'ni-tē),
A given segment of a society or a population.

community

/com·mu·ni·ty/ (-te) a body of individuals living in a defined area or having a common interest or organization.
biotic community  an assemblage of populations living in a defined area.
therapeutic community  a structured mental treatment center employing group and milieu therapy and encouraging the patient to function within social norms.

community

(kə-myo͞o′nĭ-tē)
n. pl. communi·ties
1.
a. A group of people living in the same locality and under the same government.
b. The district or locality in which such a group lives.
2.
a. A group of organisms interacting with one another and with the environment in a specific region.
b. The region occupied by a group of interacting organisms.

community

[kəmyo̅o̅′nitē]
Etymology: L, communis, common
1 a group of species who reside in a designated geographic area and who share common interests or bonds.
2 a person's natural environment, that is where the person works, plays, and performs other daily activities.

community

A specific group of people, often living in a defined geographical area, who share a common culture, values and norms, arranged in a social structure according to relationships, which the community has developed over a period of time.

com·mu·ni·ty

(kŏ-myūn'i-tē)
A group of people united by some common feature or shared interest; the social context in which professional services are provided. A community may be united by physical or geographic factors, by one or more common characteristics such as age, gender, developmental level, culture, or health or disability status, or by a shared perspective.
See also: community-based practice
[L. communitas, fellowship, fr. communis, common]

community

a naturally occurring group of different species of organisms that lives together and interacts as a selfcontained unit in the same habitat, relatively independent of inputs and outputs from adjacent communities. Ideally, it is selfcontained in terms of food relationships, and usually the only energy required from outside is that of the sun.

community

a group of individuals living in an area, having a common interest, or belonging to the same organization.

community adoption curve
graphic display of the rate at which persons in a community adopt new techniques and strategies.

Patient discussion about community

Q. is there a nurses community in this site?!

A. Here: http://www.imedix.com/Nurses.

Do you work as a nurse yourself? Do you have any special interest or questions about nursing?

Q. how do i join the nurses community?

A. Go to 'My stuff' and then click on 'add your health interests', then add the tag "Nurses" to 'my interests'.
Once you have added it, click on 'save changes'.

Q. Hi, I'm new to the ADHD community. I was very happy to hear about this site. Can anyone let me know how it works? How do I meet people who are dealing with ADHD?

A. I'm sorry to hear about your son Kavon. I actually know a lot of people that suffer from the same problem, but they are able to cope with it quite well.

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It is her duty to maintain communal harmony and should take immediate steps to curb them.
Adilabad, 300 kms from Hyderabad bordering Maharashtra, has a record of communal disturbances in the past but peace has largely prevailed for many years.
The idea of 'co-mingling' glass - where people are able to put all glass bottles, jars and bagged batteries into the communal recycling bin along with other recyclable items - will also be trialled.
We don't need lectures about equality in J and K from those who planned, patronized and lead the communal genocide of Muslims in Jammu in 1947,' he said and asked Bhagwat to introspect about the role of his organization in persecuting Muslims and other minorities in Kashmir and India instead of maligning the people of Kashmir.
The people showed us the titles as proof of ownership of portions of the communal forest they were developing.
The Hindu nationalists have been systematically engineering communal riots in India and have benefited electorally from them.
But the two states are among those where a high number of incidents of communal violence have occurred.
When my worldview expanded as a graduate student specializing in nineteenth-century American social and intellectual history at Ohio State University, I became acquainted with the Owenite and Fourierist movements, which went beyond religious concepts as they adopted the communal method of social reform to implement their secular utopian ideas.
Using the distance to police posts as a proxy for prior military exposure, he presents compelling evidence in support of his main thesis: villages that depended on the military for their security were more prone to outbreaks of communal violence during authoritarian breakdown.
Media and the secular Indians with support of other political and social sections have pushed these anti-social communal elements in the dock.
Vehaka Tjimune, Meatco's Executive for Policy Innovation, Stakeholder Relations and Corporate Affairs said, "The bulls are part of the Meatco Foundation's Sustainable Cattle Production in Namibia initiative with the main objective to promote and support improving the socio-economic conditions in the communal livestock sector.
It has a communal hall, private entrance hall, lounge with dining area off, kitchen, two bedrooms and a shower room.

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