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Day Care in Psychiatry

Synopsis
Interviews with staff and patients show the main aspects of day care. Begins with an overview of day care (4 minutes), and then explains the range of groups available. Discusses the management of patients, and concludes with a couple of minutes on stigma. Additional material includes extended interviews with the staff and patients.

The DVD includes two additional programmes from the Cardinal/Turnip archive - MUSIC THERAPY and THE SWIMMING TREATMENT..
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2004
Year of production
2004
Uses
Nursing staff and medical students
Subjects
Social welfare; Mental Health and Counselling
Keywords
day care; day hospitals; mental disorders; mental hospitals; swimming; music therapy

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Price
£110.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
20 minutes
Year
2008

Sections

Title
Music Therapy
Synopsis
A self-contained programme. There is an interview with a music therapist and shows a session in action

Title
Swimming treatment, The: Behavioural Psychotherapy in Action
Synopsis
Looks at the use of swimming as a therapeutic medium with short-stay psychiatric patients: the occupational therapy department organises a weekly outing at by train to the local swimming pool. The aims are to develop responsibility and initiative, to increase confidence in travelling, to improve mobility and facilitate relaxation, to increase confidence and self-esteem, to encourage socialisation adn to maintain links with the community. Two staff are interviewed and provide clear commentary in which the details and pitfalls of the outing are discusses.

Distributor

Name

Mental Health TV Shop

Email
shop@mentalhealth.tv
Web
http://mhtvshop.co.uk/programmes.aspx External site opens in new window
Phone
07810 072261
Address
c/o Cardinal Broadcast
Room 144 N&P Building
Pinewood Studios
Iver Heath
SL0 0NH

Distributor (Hire)

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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