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deinstitutionalize

(dē-ĭn′stĭ-to͞o′shə-nə-līz′, -tyo͞o′-)
tr.v. deinstitutional·ized, deinstitutional·izing, deinstitutional·izes
1. To remove the status of an institution from.
2. To release (a mental health patient, for example) from an institution for placement and care in the community.

de·in′sti·tu′tion·al·i·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Because the deinstitutionalising intervention was not evidence based, and because of her statement on not knowing how a policy decision could unfold, the GMMP can be likened to an experiment.
Durie is scathing about the process, stating that the process of deinstitutionalising Maori with psychological illnesses was characterised by barriers based on stigma, discrimination, inadequate social functioning and limited financial means.
Therefore, it seems justifiable to ask 'why there are still large numbers of children in institutional care after decades of international adoption across Europe if international adoption has been effective in deinstitutionalising children' (2008, p 45).
The editors refer in passing to political science understandings of employer associations, and a synthesis of this literature and European literature on social systems of production (for instance) would have provided a richer theoretical basis on which to examine the very important interplays between the politics of employer groups and the politics of the state in decentralising and deinstitutionalising industrial relations and bargaining.
Browne K D, Final Consultancy Report to UNICEF and the Government of Montenegro on deinstitutionalising and transforming services for children in Montenegro, Podgorica: UNICEF Country Office Montenegro, 2007
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