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Policymaker (social systems) article

Seniors' participation in volunteer activities: A systematic review



Findings
  • Supporting technical documents that are social systems-relevant
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  • Scientific Abstract
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2009
  • Year Published
    2012
  • Quality Rating
    Not yet available
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (11); Europe (4); Canada (2); Australia (1); Japan (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    WHO - Americas region<br />WHO - European region<br />WHO - Western Pacific region<br />
  • Country focus
    USA (11); Europe (4); Canada (2); Australia (1); Japan (1)
  • 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
    Community
  • Domain
    Programs and services
    Community and social services
    Community development
    Sustainable Development Goals
    3. Good health and well-being (partially covered)
    11. Sustainable cities and communities
  • Social system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    By whom services are provided
    Skill mix - Volunteers or caregivers
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
Publication details
  • Citation
    Godbout E, Filiatrault J, Plante M. Seniors' participation in volunteer activities: A systematic review. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy. 2012;79(1):23-32.
  • DOI
    10.2182/cjot.2012.79.1.4

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