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Caring for the Mentally Handicapped

Synopsis
Filmed at two psychiatric hospitals in Northumberland and Dorset. Emphasises modern concepts of rehabilitation including resettling in ‘half-way’ hostels.*
Series
Homes from Home, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film; Film. 16mm. sd. b&w. 25 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1975
Availability
OUT OF DISTRIBUTION
Subjects
Psychiatry
Keywords
mentally handicapped people; psychiatric hospitals; residential homes

Credits

Producer
Gordon Croton

Distribution Formats

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Production Company

Name

BBC Television

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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