File 19 - Interview with a house mother

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GB 249 SOHC 39/19


Interview with a house mother


  • 7 November 2013 (Creation)

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1 digital audio file (duration 32 minutes 31 seconds), 1 pdf file

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Recording and transcript of an interview on 7th November 2013. The interviewee worked as a house mother for Lothian and Borders Council starting in 1975. They discuss the homes they worked in, colleagues, education, working patterns, motivation for choosing this line of work, dealing with challenging behaviour and changes in residential care.

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Redacted version only of interview (both recording and transcript) accessible, in compliance with the UK General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 1998.

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  • English

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