Summary: A documentary on "deinstitutionalization" of the mentally ill in the United States, including the problems of community mental health care and a look at three successful community alternatives that provide supportive after-care for discharged mental patients
Summary: Discusses musculoskeletal injuries common to nurses and health care aides. Examines human body mechanics and offers lifting techniques to prevent back injury. Topics include: safe range of motion and dynamic postures, patient positioning, modifying the work environment
This video is for seniors who are still living independently in the community, it is not a video for frail seniors. The first 10 minutes of this video involves seniors talking about their experiences of having had a fall, what they have learned from these experiences and how they have managed to build daily physical exercise into their days. Facilitated by a seniors fitness instructor and two Tai Chi teachers, the exercise routine can be used to lead a group of seniors through the exercises or it can by used by individuals at home as a daily fitness program. The exercises take about 20 minutes.