Partnership research with older people: moving towards making the rhetoric a reality

Reed, Jan, Cook, Glenda and Weiner, Robert (2004) Partnership research with older people: moving towards making the rhetoric a reality. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 13 (s1). pp. 3-10. ISSN 0962-1067

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2004.00920.x

Abstract

As nursing develops closer partnerships with older people in delivering care, it also needs to develop partnerships in order to create the knowledge base for practice in a way that challenges professional hegemony and empowers older people. However, the process of developing partnerships in research takes place against a background of academic research traditions and norms, which can present obstacles to collaboration. This paper is a reflection on the issues that have arisen in three projects where older people were involved in research at different levels, from sources of data to independent researchers. It points to some of the areas that need further exploration and development.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This paper demonstrates the participation of older people in research. Bob Weiner is an older person, co-authoring and researching with Reed.
Uncontrolled Keywords: older people, research
Subjects: B700 Nursing
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > School of Health, Community and Education Studies > Healthcare
Depositing User: EPrint Services
Date Deposited: 15 May 2008 13:08
Last Modified: 13 May 2017 22:54
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/3538

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