Using diaries in research with people with dementia

Bartlett, Ruth (2011) Using diaries in research with people with dementia. Other. Morgan Centre, University of Manchester.

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This Realities at the Morgan Centre toolkit describes the use of written, photo and audio diary methods in mixed method research with people with dementia and considers how this approach affected the research process and findings. Using written and oral diaries allowed people more flexibility and control over their participation, as well as supporting recall. The toolkit discusses some of the practical aspects of using this approach, including how the method was implemented, and offers some useful advice for avoiding potential pitfalls.

Free to download from the Morgan Centre website (click on link below).

Item Type: Working Paper (Other)
Additional Information: This is part of the Realities Toolkit series, available from
Uncontrolled Keywords: diary methods, participatory research, realities toolkit, toolkit
Subjects: 2. Data Collection > 2.12 Data Collection (other)
4. Qualitative Data Handling and Data Analysis > 4.23 Qualitative Approaches (other)
Depositing User: Realities user
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2012 12:01
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2021 13:55

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