Sally Foster

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AIM To generate a substantive theory for understanding the phenomenon of nursing home care for older people in Taiwan. BACKGROUND Taiwanese culture shows great respect for older people and older people are traditionally cared for at home by their families. However, the older population in Taiwan is rapidly increasing and this demographic shift, together(More)
The Information Age is upon us and it heralds a new paradigm in the way universities conduct research. Lack of understanding and a cautionary stance towards the Internet has left many universities lagging far behind the needs of its student population. Research shows that both students and academics are struggling on their own to learn about these new(More)
In this paper we discuss the impact of healthcare 'reform' on nurses' personal and professional lives. Using a thematic analysis, we interviewed 38 nurses in Nova Scotia, Canada regarding their experiences of job displacement, inability to find full-time employment and job losses. Their stories reflect how they lived day by day and the effects this had on(More)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the meaning of communication to deaf college students and to explore with them the range of skills and conditions that they consider important for communication. Ethnographic interviews with 23 first-year students at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology (NTID at RIT)(More)
Marcus Abbott, Laila Kitzler Åhfeldt, Tertia Barnett, Bruce Bishop, David Breeze, David Caldwell, Murray Cook, Neil Curtis, Audrey Dakin, Fiona Davidson, Stephen Driscoll, Iain Fraser, Shannon Fraser, Simon Gilmour, Moira Greig, Marta Díaz Guardamino, Mark Hall, Strat Halliday, Isabel Henderson, John Hughes, Fern Insh, Andy Meirion Jones, Siân Jones, Dianne(More)
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