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Technology-assisted communication in older persons in a residential care facility in South Africa
(SAGE Publications, 2017)
Relocation to residential care facilities by older persons (60þ) can decrease their social connectedness with their primary networks. The purpose of the study was to identify the use and acceptance of technology-assisted ...
Social capital and mental wellbeing of older people residing in a residential care facility in Durban, South Africa
(Taylor & Francis, 2015)
INTRODUCTION: Global increases in life expectancy are expected to continue, with accompanying physical and mental wellbeing challenges specifically for older people living in residential care settings. OBJECTIVE: The aim ...
A profile of social isolation and the influence of demographics in older persons living in residential care, Durban, South Africa
(International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences, 2020-12-02)
Introduction: Residential care settings have shown high social isolation rates with incumbent risks necessitating measurement to formulate health promotion policies. Objective: To measure social isolation levels in older ...