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Long-term care for older adults: A review of home and community-based services versus institutional care



Findings
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2012
  • Year Published
    2012
  • Quality Rating
    9/10 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (32); UK (6); Canada (2); Korea - South (1); Netherlands (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    USA (32); UK (6); Canada (2); Korea - South (1); Netherlands (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
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Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review addressing other questions
  • Type of question
    Not effectiveness
  • Focus
    General
  • Target
    Health system
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    Where care is provided
    Site of service delivery
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Diseases
    Other
    Mental health and addictions
    Sectors
    Home care
    Hospital care
    Rehabilitation
    Long-term care
    Providers
    Nurse
Publication details
  • Citation
    Wysocki A, Butler M, Kane RL, Kane RA, Shippee T, Sainfort F. Long-term care for older adults: A review of home and community-based services versus institutional care. 81 ed. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; 2012.
  • DOI
    Not yet available

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