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Policymaker (social systems) article

Voluntary work for the physical and mental health of older volunteers: A systematic review



Findings
  • Supporting technical documents that are social systems-relevant
    Not usually available for this document type
  • Full-text report
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2019
  • Year Published
    2020
  • Quality Rating
    11/11 (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 of effects
  • Type of question
    Effectiveness
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Not yet available
  • Domain
    Programs and services
    Community and social services
    Other social services
    Recreation
    Promotion of recreation
    Sustainable Development Goals
    3. Good health and well-being (partially covered)
    10. Reduced inequalities
    11. Sustainable cities and communities
    17. Partnerships for the goals
  • Social system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    By whom services are provided
    Skill mix - Volunteers or caregivers
    Implementation strategies
    Organization-targeted strategy
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
Publication details
  • Citation
    Filges T, Siren A, Fridberg T, Nielsen BCV. Voluntary work for the physical and mental health of older volunteers: A systematic review. Campbell Systematic Reviews. 2020;16(4).
  • DOI
    10.1002/cl2.1124

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