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Policymaker (social systems) article

Preventing social isolation in older people



Findings
  • Supporting technical documents that are social systems-relevant
    Not usually available for this document type
  • Full-text report
  • Scientific Abstract
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    Not reported
  • Year Published
    2018
  • Quality Rating
    2/9 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    Not yet available
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    No specific country focus
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review addressing other questions
  • Type of question
    Not effectiveness
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Not yet available
  • Domain
    Programs and services
    Community and social services
    Other social services
    Community services
    Community development
    Infrastructure
    Social infrastructure
    Broadband infrastructure
    Transportation
    Accessible transportation options
    Recreation
    Promotion of recreation
    Public spaces
    Community/recreation programs
    Sustainable Development Goals
    3. Good health and well-being (partially covered)
    9. Industry, innovation and infrastructure
    11. Sustainable cities and communities
    17. Partnerships for the goals
  • Social system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    How services are designed to meet citizens’ needs
    Availability of services
    Group services
    By whom services are provided
    Skill mix - Volunteers or caregivers
    Where services are provided
    Physical structure, facilities & equipment
    With what supports are services provided
    ICT that support individuals who receive services
    Implementation strategies
    Citizen-targeted strategy
    Information or education provision
    Skills and competencies development
    (Personal) Support
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
Publication details
  • Citation
    Cotterell N, Buffel T, Phillipson C. Preventing social isolation in older people. Maturitas. 2018;113:80-84.
  • DOI
    10.1016/j.maturitas.2018.04.014

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