Mental Health: Lennox Castle - for iPad/Mac/PC

Mental Health: Lennox Castle - for iPad/Mac/PC

The Open University

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What was it like living and working in the largest mental deficiency hospital in Britain? And what changes led to its relatively recent closure? In it's heyday in the 1970s, Lennox Castle Hospital in Scotland housed over 1600 patients in purpose built multi-occupancy villas, and most staff lived on site or in nearby Lennoxtown. Oral historian Howard Mitchell started his working life there, as a member of the hospital's nursing staff. In the track...Read More
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Mental Health: Lennox Cas...

12 Apr 2010 | 01 min 24 secs

Mental Health: Lenno...

12 Apr 2010 | 01 min 24 secs

An introduction to health...

01 Jun 2009 | 01 min 29 secs

An introduction to h...

01 Jun 2009 | 01 min 29 secs

Lennox Castle - academic ...

01 Jun 2009 | 11 mins 59 secs

Lennox Castle - acad...

01 Jun 2009 | 11 mins 59 secs

Gathering testimony

01 Jun 2009 | 10 mins 08 secs

Gathering testimony

01 Jun 2009 | 10 mins 08 secs

Moving to Independent Liv...

01 Jun 2009 | 04 mins 31 secs

Moving to Independen...

01 Jun 2009 | 04 mins 31 secs

Lennox Castle - a guided ...

01 Jun 2009 | 06 mins 51 secs

Lennox Castle - a gu...

01 Jun 2009 | 06 mins 51 secs

Evidence from the Archive...

01 Jun 2009 | 06 mins 52 secs

Evidence from the Ar...

01 Jun 2009 | 06 mins 52 secs

Reporting the riot

01 Jun 2009 | 01 min 09 secs

Reporting the riot

01 Jun 2009 | 01 min 09 secs

Eyewitness to the riot

01 Jun 2009 | 02 mins 40 secs

Eyewitness to the ri...

01 Jun 2009 | 02 mins 40 secs

Resident's perspective: M...

01 Jun 2009 | 11 mins 14 secs

Resident's perspecti...

01 Jun 2009 | 11 mins 14 secs

Nurse's perspective: Coli...

01 Jun 2009 | 14 mins 09 secs

Nurse's perspective:...

01 Jun 2009 | 14 mins 09 secs

Resident's perspective: J...

01 Jun 2009 | 13 mins 15 secs

Resident's perspecti...

01 Jun 2009 | 13 mins 15 secs

Starting work at Lennox C...

01 Jun 2009 | 04 mins 39 secs

Starting work at Len...

01 Jun 2009 | 04 mins 39 secs

The Hospital Community

01 Jun 2009 | 06 mins 56 secs

The Hospital Communi...

01 Jun 2009 | 06 mins 56 secs

Questioning Practice

01 Jun 2009 | 06 mins 06 secs

Questioning Practice

01 Jun 2009 | 06 mins 06 secs