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A case study of a Canadian homelessness intervention programme for elderly people.

Ploeg J, Hayward L, Woodward C, Johnston R.
Literature Type:
Academic Literature
Journal, Vol, No, Page:
Health Soc Care Community. 2008 Dec;16(6):593-605. Epub 2008 Mar 27
Source of Academic Literature:
  • Journal
Type of Academic Literature:
  • Journal Article
Funding Source:
Canadian Health Services Research Foundation, the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Additional project support was provided by the Community Care Research Centre, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Community Alliances for Health Research Program
  • Ontario Urban/Other(Specify)
Which other/Specify other:
do not specify
First Author Discipline:
  • Nursing
First Author Affiliation: University:
  • Manchester University
Type of Research:
  • Intervention/Evaluation
  • Needs Assessment
  • Population Health Intervention
Which other/Specify other :
Disease (chronic and infectious) or injury Prevention, Housing intervention
Key Methods and Data Sources:
  • Case study
  • Longitudinal/Cohort
  • Mixed methods
  • Qualitative
  • Quantiative - collecting new data for the study
Sub-pop Experiencing Inequities:
  • Homeless
  • Low SES
  • Mental Illness/Depression
  • Older Population/Seniors
Keywords for Health Issue:
chronic and mental illness in combo with homelessness
Health Outcomes:
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Anemia
  • Arthritis
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular disease/MI
  • Cervical cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Mental health
  • Oral/dental diseases
  • Postpartum depression
  • Respiratory diseases/asthma
  • Skin Disease
  • Stress
Health Equity/Inequity?:
  • Age
  • Health care service use
  • Health service utilization
  • Housing
  • Income
  • Service utilization
  • Social support
Policy Implications:
Recommendations and/or Key Finding:
importance of continuity of care as a guiding concept for intervention programmes for homeless and marginally housed elderly people
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