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Hope in Action


Hope in Action

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Hope in Action is an 18-minute video highlighting a research study that explores the role that hope plays for family caregivers of persons with dementia. The research was conducted by nursing professor Wendy Duggleby and sociologist Elizabeth Quinlan. It is the first study on the topic to use participatory theatre, a technique born out of the Brazilian critical pedagogy and liberation movements of the 1950s and 1960s. In the documentary film, family caregivers of persons with... More
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Material Type: Case Study
Technical Format: Video
Date Added to MERLOT: October 15, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 01, 2016
Keywords: Caregivers, Research, Dementia, Alzheimer's disease


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Language: English
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