Why did long stay institutions close in the late twentieth century and what has succeeded them?
HARVARD REFRENCING STYLE
- The Industrial Revolution of the 19th Century. Some people were no longer able to look after their family members
- Segregation was present in the workhouses. Townsend looked at the homes of the elderly.
- Institutions, hospitals that took the mentally challenged.
- The treatment they received, how they lived in those institutions.
- Mental Health Act 1959 was implemented and why.
- Pharmacological revolution
- 1961 Enoch Powell Speech, Health Minister who recommended that hospitals should be closed and introduce community care.
- 1 or 2 examples of scandals-eg.Winterborne
- The reasons why they closed
- The NHS ACT 1990
- The scandals
- Large buildings that required maintenance
- The poor treatment
- Psychiatrists wanted to operate in mainstream hospitals
- What has succeed the long stay institutions?