Group homes fulfill a necessary part of the infrastructure of society, bridging a gap between family and full independence. No, it’s not a perfect system just as foster care, affordable housing measures and such aren’t perfect.
But it’s something. And with proper administrative oversight for human rights, they can work very well for their function.
This change however, requiring all cases to be MEDICAL in nature, completely guts it, moving us backwards to a future of institutionalization.
Bad move federal government.