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The impact of transitional care programs on health services utilization in community-dwelling older adults: A systematic review



Findings
  • #ResourceNotFound: OAPLabels, EvidenceSummary#
  • Supporting technical documents that are health systems-relevant
    Not usually available for this document type
  • Scientific Abstract
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2016
  • Year Published
    2018
  • Quality Rating
    8/10 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (14); Hong Kong (3); Canada (2); Germany (1); Netherlands (1); Sweden (1); Switzerland (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    USA (14); Hong Kong (3); Canada (2); Germany (1); Netherlands (1); Sweden (1); Switzerland (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
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Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review of effects
  • Type of question
    Effectiveness
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Community
    Health system
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    How care is designed to meet consumers' needs
    Availability of care
    Package of care/care pathways/disease management
    By whom care is provided
    Self-management
    Skill mix - Multidisciplinary teams
    Skill mix - Volunteers or caregivers
    Staff - Support
    Staff - Continuity of care
    Where care is provided
    Site of service delivery
    Continuity of care
    Outreach
    With what supports is care provided
    Electronic health record
    Implementation strategies
    Consumer-targeted strategy
    Information or education provision
    Behaviour change support
    Skills and competencies development
    (Personal) Support
    Communication and decision-making facilitation
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Sectors
    Home care
    Hospital care
    Long-term care
    Providers
    Nurse
    Caregivers
Publication details
  • Citation
    Weeks LE, Macdonald M, Martin-Misener R, Helwig M, Bishop A, Iduye DF, et al. The impact of transitional care programs on health services utilization in community-dwelling older adults: A systematic review. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports. 2018;16(2):345-384.
  • DOI
    10.11124/JBISRIR-2017-003486

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