Hellesdon Hospital, Norwich. The pavilion plan consisted of a long linear corridor extending either side of the administration block, the ward blocks were orientated perpendicular to the corridor and attached at their ends; the stores/water tower could located centrally or remotely.
City of London Asylum, Stone House, Kent. The Corridor Plan was a long running style of Asylum layout primarily used between 1830 and 1890; they are laid out with the administration block at the centre of the site with the wards flanking it on either side.
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After some years of practice, she returned to Smith College for training as psychiatric social worker. Although attracted to the thinking of Freud, Reynolds wasn’t happy with the development within social work that pathologized every problem, turning it into an individual issue, a personal problem. She saw more benefit in structural and institutional approaches combined with care for the individual. As such, she can be seen as one of the forerunners of what later became radical social work.
Florence Thompson with three of her children in a photograph known as “Migrant Mother.”
Saul Rozenzweig introduced the hypothesis that effect of therapy should not be attributed to the specifics of a certain method, but to what all had in common, the so-called ‘common factors’.
The NI Executive’s Inquiry and Investigation into historical institutional abuse will examine if there were systemic failings by institutions or the state in their duties towards those children in their care between the years of 1922-1995.
When West Germany “met” The Beatles, that encounter both resembled Beatlemania elsewhere and was inflected by specifically German contexts such as the Cold War division into East and West, the Nazi past, and the Economic Miracle.
As infamous as the Asylums themselves, the Padded Cell was an essential piece of equipment within the wards. They were a special room and it was not intended that patients were housed in them for long periods of time; it was used so that patients did not harm themselves when suffering from an epileptic or psychotic episode. Suicidal and violent patients were also placed within them.
Sir William Beveridge in 1943, when he was in Ottawa to testify before the House of Commons Special Committee on Social Security, which was planning for the future of Canadians after the Second World War.
In the nineteenth century, French scientific institutions became interested in young “mental calculators,” arithmetical prodigies able to quickly and accurately perform complex mental calculations. The first scientists to study mental calculators were phrenologists who sought to prove the existence of a calculating organ in the frontal lobe.