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Day centres for older people: A systematically conducted scoping review of literature about their benefits, purposes and how they are perceived



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
    2017
  • Year Published
    2018
  • Quality Rating
    4/9 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (28); Israel (8); Canada (6); Japan (5); Norway (4); UK (England) (4); Australia (3); Italy (3); UK (3); Finland (2); Ireland (2); Not reported (2); Bahrain (1); Czech Republic (1); Iran (1); Singapore (1); Spain (1); UK (Scotland) (1); UK (Wales) (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    WHO - Americas region<br />WHO - Eastern Mediterranean region<br />WHO - European region<br />WHO - Western Pacific region<br />
  • Country focus
    USA (28); Israel (8); Canada (6); Japan (5); Norway (4); UK (England) (4); Australia (3); Italy (3); UK (3); Finland (2); Ireland (2); Not reported (2); Bahrain (1); Czech Republic (1); Iran (1); Singapore (1); Spain (1); UK (Scotland) (1); UK (Wales) (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
    At least one included study was conducted in a low- or middle-income country
Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review of effects
  • Type of question
    Effectiveness
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Individual
    Community
    System
  • Domain
    Programs and services
    Community and social services
    Other social services
    Recreation
    Promotion of recreation
    Community/recreation programs
    Sustainable Development Goals
    3. Good health and well-being (partially covered)
    17. Partnerships for the goals
  • Social system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    By whom services are provided
    Skill mix - Volunteers or caregivers
    Self-management
    Where services are provided
    Outreach
    Implementation strategies
    Citizen-targeted strategy
    Information or education provision
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
Publication details
  • Citation
    Orellana K, Manthorpe J, Tinker A. Day centres for older people: A systematically conducted scoping review of literature about their benefits, purposes and how they are perceived. Ageing & Society. 2018.
  • DOI
    10.1017/S0144686X18000843

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