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Table 1 Terminology

From: A scenario analysis of the future residential requirements for people with mental health problems in Eindhoven

Inpatient care Care that is supplied while residence is provided by the mental health care supplier at a central location or in society (see 'small-scale residential care').
Institutional care Inpatient care at a central location.
Small-scale residential care Care that is supplied while residence is provided in the community by the mental health care supplier.
Outpatient care Ambulatory care.
Conventional inpatient beds Beds in the institution for regular intramural care; institutional care.
Forensic beds Beds in the institution for specialized forensic care.
Places for supervised and supported housing Rooms or apartments that are available in forms of residence outside the institution (in the community), with supervision and support.
Community care Small-scale residential care or ambulatory care aimed at integration of mental health patients into society.
Deinstitutionalization A development of more outpatient care outside the institution and reduction of inpatient care.
Reinstitutionalization A development leading to more inpatient (mental) health care after a period of predominantly outpatient care.