Publication details [#60736]

Juhila, Kirsi, Kirsi Günther and Suvi Raitakari. 2015. From plan meetings to care plans: Genre chains and the intertextual relations of text and talk. Discourse & Communication 9 (1) : 65–79.
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SAGE Publications


This paper examines professional-client care plan sessions in a mental health residential unit. The focus lies on intertextual institutional interaction, the employed methods are genre (chain). The plan form or outcome of collective debate via meeting interaction, becomes the footing. These forms have an important role in guiding the meeting conversation, conveying information and generating and preserving the care plan discourse.