Policymaker (social systems) article

The effectiveness of interventions for grandparents raising grandchildren: A meta-analysis

  • Supporting technical documents that are social systems-relevant
    Not usually available for this document type
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
  • Year Published
  • Quality Rating
    8/11 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (17); Australia (1); China (1); Hong Kong (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    WHO - Americas region<br />WHO - Western Pacific region<br />
  • Country focus
    USA (17); Australia (1); China (1); Hong Kong (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review of effects
  • Type of question
  • Focus
  • Target
  • Domain
    Programs and services
    Community and social services
    Other social services
    Children and youth services
    Caregiver support
    Parent/legal guardian support services
    Sustainable Development Goals
    3. Good health and well-being (partially covered)
    17. Partnerships for the goals
  • Social system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    How services are designed to meet citizens’ needs
    Group services
    Where services are provided
    With what supports are services provided
    ICT that support individuals who receive services
    Implementation strategies
    Citizen-targeted strategy
    Information or education provision
    Behaviour change support
    Skills and competencies development
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
Publication details
  • Citation
    Chan KL, Chen M, Lo Kin Ming C, Chen Q, Kelley SJ, Ip P. The effectiveness of interventions for grandparents raising grandchildren: A meta-analysis. Research on Social Work Practice. 2019;29(6):607-617.
  • DOI

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