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Getting Better in Hospital

Synopsis
Animated film for people with learning difficulties, showing six stories about people with health problems. They all have learning disabilities, and they all have to go to hospital for different reasons. Jonathan breaks his arm and goes to Accident and Emergency; Diana has to go to the Diabetes Clinic; Paulette has an eye operation; George is rushed into hospital because he has chest pains; Gary, who is not able to walk or talk, is in hospital for check-ups; Saphia is having treatment for breast cancer. All the voices on the soundtrack are those of actors with learning disabilities. Includes booklet. The film may be used with patients and staff, to raise awareness about people with learning disabilities in hospital.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2011
Subjects
Health Education; Social welfare
Keywords
animation films; hospitals; learning disabilities; patient care

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£27.20
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
13 minutes
Year
2012

Production Company

Name

Leeds Animation Workshop

Sponsor

Name

MENCAP

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.
Name

Leeds Animation Workshop

Email
info@leedsanimation.org.uk
Web
http://www.leedsanimation.org.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
0113 248 4997
Fax
0113 248 4997
Address
45 Bayswater Row
Leeds
LS8 5LF
Notes
Producer and distributor on DVD of animated films on social and education issues such as bereavement, child protection, parenting/ relationships, work/equal opportunities, environmental issues, and racism/bullying in schools. Hire or sale.

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