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The Subjective Wellbeing Evaluation Toolkit: A resource to support the use of Subjective Wellbeing to measure the impact of community programs and public policy initiatives

The aim of this toolkit is to provide introductory information about the practical use of how to measure Subjective Wellbeing using only 8 questions and how to interpret the results in the evaluation of community based projects, strategies and interventions......view more

- Dr Melanie Davern, University of Melbourne (2016)

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Effectiveness of Reablement: A Systematic Review

The ageing of the population and the increasing need for long-term care services are global issues. Some countries have adapted homecare programs by introducing an intervention called reablement, which is aimed at optimizing independence. The effectiveness of reablement, as well.....view more

- Annie Tessier, Marie-Dominique Beaulieu, Carrie Anna Mcginn, & Renée Latulippe (1/05/2016)

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Better Days – A randomized controlled trial of an internet-based positive psychology intervention

The internet seems promising for delivering interventions to enhance well-being in a normal population. The aim of this study was to test the effects of an internet-based positive psychology intervention targeting gratitude, pleasant activities, strengths, mastery, acts of kindness, optimism,.....view more

- Filip Drozd, Lia Mork, Bettina Nielsen, Sabine Raeder & Cato Alexander Bjørkli (1/04/2014)

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Can We Increase Psychological Well-being? The Effects of Interventions on Psychological Well-Being: A Meta-Analysis of Controlled Trials

There is a rapidly growing interest in psychological well-being (PWB) as outcome of interventions. Ryff developed theory-based indicators of PWB that are consistent with a eudaimonic perspective of happiness. Numerous interventions have been developed with the aim to increase PWB......view more

- Laura A. Weiss, Gerben J. Westerhof, & Ernst T. Bohlmeijer (21/06/2016)

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Clever Solutions for Savvy Seniors – Resource Manual

Produced by the Northern Seniors Community Ambassadors, this resource is a practical guide with information on the most efficient and safest way to undertake everyday tasks by seniors, often with the aid of assistive technology. Assistive technology may be classified.....view more

- Northern Collaborative Project and Northern Seniors Community Ambassadors (9/01/2019)

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Decade of healthy ageing: baseline report

The Baseline Report for the Decade of Healthy Ageing 2021?2030 addresses five issues: 1. Introduces Healthy Ageing, the Decade’s actions and enablers, and a pathway to accelerate impact by 2030. 2. Where are we in 2020? The report provides a.....view more

- World Health Organisation (1/01/2020)

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Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) – Fact sheet 2 – Australian approaches to reablement in the home support and care program

This Fact Sheet has been developed by the Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) with the support of the Expert Reference Group for the AAG Reablement Project 2017-19 (1). The aim is to provide a summary of current reablement approaches for.....view more

- Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) (1/06/2019)

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Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) – Fact sheet 4 – list of published evidence on reablement approaches

This Fact Sheet has been developed by the Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) with the support of the Expert Reference Group for the AAG Reablement Project 2017-19 1. The aim is to provide a list and brief summaries of the.....view more

- Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) (1/06/2019)

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