Social Practical Aim: Model Answer

The aim of our social practical was to investigate cross-cultural differences in the attitudes held by young people aged 16-19 towards older adults in their community comparing self-reported attitudes and experiences of pupils Iceland and Denmark. The study investigated pupils thoughts about the age youth ends and old age begins, how much time the young people spend with older adults, how likely they would be do want to do work experience with older adults and what they thought life might be like for older adults living in their community.