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Priory, the Only Home I've Got

1978 28 min
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The Priory is a public extended-care hospital in Victoria, British Columbia, for people suffering from chronic geriatric illnesses. Treatment is innovative. It is based on the theory that even the ordinary activities of a patient's life contain elements of therapy. The film shows us how patients are encouraged to do as much as they can for themselves despite their confinement to wheelchairs.

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Priory, the Only Home I've Got

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The Priory is a public extended-care hospital in Victoria, British Columbia, for people suffering from chronic geriatric illnesses. Treatment is innovative. It is based on the theory that even the ordinary activities of a patient's life contain elements of therapy. The film shows us how patients are encouraged to do as much as they can for themselves despite their confinement to wheelchairs.
  • director
    Mark Dolgoy
  • producer
    Anne Wheeler
    Tony Karch
  • executive producer
    Michael Scott
  • camera
    Doug McKay
  • sound
    Ralph Parker
  • editing
    Christopher Tate
  • sound editing
    Marke Slipp
  • music
    Geoff Venables

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