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Family beliefs about care for older people in Central, East, Southern and West Africa and Latin America

Nereide Alhena Curreri, Louise McCabe, Jane Robertson, Isabella Aboderin, Anne Margriet Pot, Norah Keating Orcid Logo

International Journal of Care and Caring, Pages: 1 - 21

Swansea University Author: Norah Keating Orcid Logo

  • Accepted Manuscript under embargo until: 21st December 2023

Abstract

The UN Decade of Healthy Ageing 2020-2030 states that reliance on family care aloneis unsustainable. This scoping review synthesises knowledge on family beliefs aboutcare for older people in CESW┬╣ Africa and Latin America. The PRISMA guidelineswere followed; 35 articles published from 2010-2020 were...

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Published in: International Journal of Care and Caring
ISSN: 2397-8821 2397-883X
Published: Bristol Bristol University Press 2022
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URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa61781
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Abstract: The UN Decade of Healthy Ageing 2020-2030 states that reliance on family care aloneis unsustainable. This scoping review synthesises knowledge on family beliefs aboutcare for older people in CESW┬╣ Africa and Latin America. The PRISMA guidelineswere followed; 35 articles published from 2010-2020 were included. The reviewhighlights the challenges arising from embedded beliefs in family obligations to care.
Keywords: older adults; Africa; Latin America; family care
College: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences
Funders: This work was supported by GCRF ODA CONNECT+ Funding, University of Stirling.
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