Felicity SlocombeLoughborough University | Lough · Social Sciences and Humanities
Postgraduate Researcher at Loughborough University
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I am a PhD student at Loughborough University. I am researching identity maintenance in dementia using conversation analysis. The project will involve the analysis of video data recordings between people with dementia and others in different settings: in the home and in care homes. An analysis of media representations of dementia will also be undertaken, discussing these with people living with dementia, family carers and people with no personal connection to dementia.
March 2020 - September 2020
Advice-giving and requesting is a complex interactional task that has been well-explored by the theoretical and analytical approaches of discursive psychology (DP) and conversation analysis (CA). However, these approaches have not previously been employed to analyse advice in the context of an online forum for carers of people living with dementia...
To examine how identity and self are managed in communication with people living with dementia using conversation analysis. To explore the impact of media representations of dementia and 'dementia worry' and factors that influence this relationship.