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Social isolation and loneliness: The new geriatric giants approach for primary care



Findings
  • Supporting technical documents that are social systems-relevant
    Not usually available for this document type
  • Full-text report
  • Scientific Abstract
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2019
  • Year Published
    2020
  • Quality Rating
    2/10 (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 addressing other questions
  • Type of question
    Many
  • Focus
    General
  • Target
    Not yet available
  • Domain
    Programs and services
    Community and social services
    Other social services
    Infrastructure
    Social infrastructure
    Transportation
    Accessible transportation options
    Recreation
    Promotion of recreation
    Community/recreation programs
    Private recreation
    Sustainable Development Goals
    3. Good health and well-being (partially covered)
    9. Industry, innovation and infrastructure
    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
    With what supports are services provided
    ICT that support individuals who receive services
    Implementation strategies
    Citizen-targeted strategy
    Information or education provision
    Skills and competencies development
    (Personal) Support
    Communication and decision-making facilitation
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
Publication details
  • Citation
    Freedman A & Nicolle J. Social isolation and loneliness: The new geriatric giants approach for primary care. Canadian Family Physician. 2020;66(3):176-182.
  • DOI
    Not yet available

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