Conceptualising practice with older people: friendship and conversation

  title={Conceptualising practice with older people: friendship and conversation},
  author={Pam Carter and Angela Everitt},
We reflect upon the practices of two projects working with older people – one involving health promotion and the other arts – in terms of the discourses deployed in their work. The material discussed is drawn from evaluations which, through their use of feminist and critical methodologies, were committed to revealing and challenging the layers of inequality often present in practice with older people. The familiar notions of friendship and conversation are shown to be useful in… CONTINUE READING


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