Report on the Social Isolation of Seniors

Annex D – Characteristics of Consulted Stakeholders

Figure Percentage of Consulted Stakeholders by Consultation Method (total 305) text description:
Percentage of Consulted Stakeholders by Consultation Method
(total 305)
Consultation Method Percentage of Consulted Stakeholders
Online Consultation 62
Regional Roundtables 27
Meetings with Stakeholders 7
National Roundtable 4

Figure Types of Organization Represented text description:
Types of Organizations Represented
Number of respondents who self-identified for each category.
Respondents were able to select more than one option.
Type of organization represented Number of respondents
Community Organization 206
Service/Information Provider 91
Volunteer 89
Provincial/Territorial Organization 50
Living/Working in a rural/remote area 47
Health and Healthcare 45
Representing targeted populations* 44
Living/Working in urban/suburban areas 40
Academic/Research 30
National Organization 26
Other** 25
Government 24
Private Company/Enterprise 18

* Including organizations representing the interests of immigrant seniors; Aboriginal seniors and Elders; seniors living in official language minority communities; and gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered seniors.

** Respondents qualified their other selection by naming organizations such as advocacy organizations, seniors’ residences or housing units, arts councils, community-based coalitions, etc.

Figure Percentage of Organizations* Consulted Currently Offering Supports to Alleviate the Social Isolation of Seniors text description:
Percentage of Organizations* Consulted Currently Offering Supports to Alleviate the Social Isolation of Seniors
Currently Offering Supports Percentage
Yes 67
No 24
Not applicable 9

* The results represent the online and paper survey responses (total 188 responses) to the following question: Does your organization provide specific supports to seniors who are socially isolated or at risk of becoming socially isolated?

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