Memories, identity and homeliness: the social construction of mealtimes in residential care homes in South Wales

Abstract Mealtimes in residential care homes are fundamentally social occasions, providing temporal structure to the day and opportunities for conversation and companionship. Food and drink are imbued with social meanings and used to express and create relationships between people. There is a dearth of research exploring care home residents’ mealtime experiences in the United Kingdom.Continue reading “Memories, identity and homeliness: the social construction of mealtimes in residential care homes in South Wales”

‘Knowing me, knowing you’

An exploration of the views and experiences of nursing home residents and staff on their nursing home as ‘home’ Published online by Cambridge University Press:  08 July 2021 Assumpta A. Ryan and Kevin Moore Abstract The overall aim of this grounded theory study was to explore the context of a nursing home as ‘home’ from theContinue reading “‘Knowing me, knowing you’”