3.7 Perspectives on practice: building relationships

Activity 10

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Listen to the following audio file ‘Reflections: Anne Farmer’.

This is an excerpt from an interview with Anne Farmer, who acted as chair of the confe
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In this session, you go to the tourist information office to book a hotel room.

Key Learning Points

  • Asking about accommodation

  • Booking a hotel room

  • Using ll y a…

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Introduction

In this course you will be listening to the audio files: ‘Experiences of assessment’, where three people talk about assessment, with comments from a social worker and an occupational therapist.

The audio clip was recorded in 2000.

Participants in the audio clips:

  • Helen Robinson is the presenter;

  • Brian and Sylvia are a married couple who have experience of being assessed;

  • Anne
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Telling about your past experience, autobiography, is not just a question of ensuring that the record of the past is complete and representative. What also seems to be important is a need to tell. Giddens discusses the way in which self-identity is sustained through the constant retelling of biographical stories, drawing in new experiences, relating to other people and says that these are resources, helpful because: ‘a sense of self-identity is often securely enough held to weather m
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As noted in the previous section, if the same quantity is measured repeatedly, the results will generally be scattered across a range of values. This is perhaps best illustrated using a real example. Table 2 shows 10 measurements of a quantity called the 'unit cell constant' for an industrial catalyst used in the refining of petrol; this is an important quantity which determines how well the catalyst works, and can be measured by X-ray diffraction techniques. Notice that the cell constant is
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