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Silent Minority, The

Synopsis
Looks at conditions inside the wards of two British mental hospitals: St Lawrence’s Hospital, Caterham, Surrey, and Borocourt Hospital, Reading, Berkshire, and at the way in which care for the mentally handicapped is limited by lack of funding and by lack of interest by administrators.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
1981
Subjects
Social welfare
Keywords
psychiatric hospitals

Credits

Producer
Nigel Evans
Contributor
Peter Cannon

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£50.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
60 minutes
Year
2011

Type
VHS
Format
PAL
Price
£15.00
Availability
Hire
Year
2011

Production Company

Name

UK

Distributor

Name

Concord Media

Email
sales@concordmedia.org.uk
Web
http://www.concordmedia.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01473 726 012
Address
Rosehill Centre
22 Hines Road
Ipswich
IP3 9BG
Notes
A long-established, not-for-profit organisation with a large collection DVDs, specialising in the sectors of general and mental health, child care, race relations, war and peace, addictions, the third world, ecology, civil rights, personal relationships, educational issues, and social work training. Concord also handles titles made for the Graves Medical Audio-visual Library. Sale on DVD. Formerly known as Concord Video and Film Council. In 2014 Concord began to offer selected films as Video on Demand, via Vimeo.

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