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Doing research in care homes: the experiences of researchers and participants

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Doing research in care homes : the experiences of researchers and participants. / Brooks, Jenni; Gridley, Kate; Parker, Gillian Mary.

In: Social Research Practice, Vol. 8, 07.10.2019.

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Brooks, J, Gridley, K & Parker, GM 2019, 'Doing research in care homes: the experiences of researchers and participants', Social Research Practice, vol. 8. <https://the-sra.org.uk/common/Uploaded%20files/Social%20Research%20Practice%20Journal/social-research-practice-journal-issue-08-autumn-2019.pdf>

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Brooks, J., Gridley, K., & Parker, G. M. (2019). Doing research in care homes: the experiences of researchers and participants. Social Research Practice, 8. https://the-sra.org.uk/common/Uploaded%20files/Social%20Research%20Practice%20Journal/social-research-practice-journal-issue-08-autumn-2019.pdf

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Brooks J, Gridley K, Parker GM. Doing research in care homes: the experiences of researchers and participants. Social Research Practice. 2019 Oct 7;8.

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Brooks, Jenni ; Gridley, Kate ; Parker, Gillian Mary. / Doing research in care homes : the experiences of researchers and participants. In: Social Research Practice. 2019 ; Vol. 8.

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