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Older People in Ageing Research - Biographical Interviews
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ISBN 9781901097207
176 x 250mm

Biographical Interviews: The Link Between Research and Practice edited by Joanna Bornat

'... provides important evidence and illumination of biographical work.'

Nursing Older People

Biographical, life history and reminiscence-based approaches to health and social care work with older people have proved extremely popular with care workers. Researchers have also demonstrated positive outcomes when older people are provided with opportunities to recall and review a past life. Each of the authors to this study has developed biographical approaches to research and practice in original ways. The aim is to develop an awareness of the direct contribution which familiarity with a life history can make to good quality care practice.

No 1 The Representation of Older People in Ageing Research Series

A joint series from the Centre for Ageing and Biographical Studies at the Open University and the Centre for Policy on Ageing


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