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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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John Benson distinguishes between the working-class neighborhood, by which he means networks of reciprocity, and working-class community, by which he means an identity developed by those with shared attitudes and beliefs.
Understanding and appreciation of context are important; for example, the rural women employed in the North Carolina poultry processing industry were not involved in municipal decisions that placed a low-wage company as a dominant employer in their community.
Yonkers-based Leviticus Alternative Fund provides financing for affordable housing, child care centers, and other community facilities in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
The AACC insists that community colleges are responding not to a changing funding environment but to the need for trained professionals to assist in preventing and recovering from terrorist attacks.
Local schools bring students to the event where thousands of community members meet police, fire, emergency, and rescue officers.
Among the critical components that these high-performing, high-poverty/high-minority schools have in common are high expectations and standards for all students, access for all students to rigorous curricula, extra support for students who need it, and strong partnerships with families and community members.
This book is recommend this book for students and faculty interested in rural community studies, and social change; as well as courses in urban sociology, rural sociology and community and economic development that includes a rural community component.
During the first 3 weeks of April 2003, the NCID/SARS Community Outreach Team conducted a rapid situational analysis to determine the impact of SARS-related fear, stigmatization, and discrimination within the Asian-American community in the United States.
SAN provides health education, health care access assistance, assists South Asians in legal matters, educates the community on hate crimes and provides family support services, including domestic violence case management.
This is a different time-saving effort for students, and it's helped with the enrollment," says Clyde Porter, assistant vice chancellor/director of facilities and district architect for the Dallas County Community College District.
This finding would not have come to light without input from the original community partner.
In the past, we have observed a tendency in acquisition programs to ignore the valuable technical resource the S & T community offers.

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