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Systematic review of interventions addressing social isolation and depression in aged care clients



Findings
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2013
  • Year Published
    2016
  • Quality Rating
    8/10 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    Australia (2); China (1); Taiwan (1); UK (England) (1); USA (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    Australia (2); China (1); Taiwan (1); UK (England) (1); USA (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
    At least one included study was conducted in a low- or middle-income country
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Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review of effects
  • Type of question
    Effectiveness
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Individual
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    How care is designed to meet consumers' needs
    Group care
    With what supports is care provided
    ICT that support individuals who receive care
    Implementation strategies
    Consumer-targeted strategy
    Information or education provision
    Behaviour change support
    Skills and competencies development
    (Personal) Support
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Diseases
    Other
    Mental health and addictions
    Sectors
    Home care
    Long-term care
    Providers
    Lay/community health worker
Publication details
  • Citation
    Franck L, Molyneux N, Parkinson L. Systematic review of interventions addressing social isolation and depression in aged care clients. Quality of Life Research. 2016;25(6):1395-1407.
  • DOI
    10.1007/s11136-015-1197-y

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