Artwork > Collage as Qualitative Research Methodology

Emily Ellis, Collage, Art, Qualitative Research
Gwenneth in Wonderland
Hand Cut Collage
14" x 17"

There has been a shift in the way residential care space is approached. The clinical environment is being replaced in favour to a home-like setting. A factor in creating attachment to place is nesting.“Personalizing the environment transforms the private room to a place of recognition and familiarity that symbolized and strengthened one’s self-identity”(Falk, 2012).