Search for security

Australia, 1967

Film
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A presentation of the problems facing the aged and the community’s responsibility to them. Shows through the experiences of one elderly lady (played by Lorna Forbes) the services rendered by social workers, district nurses, and “meals on wheels”. Emphasises need for companionship, warmth and comfort, as well as a degree of independence.

Credits

co-producer

Adrian Boddington

Jennie Blackwood

production company

Victoria. Hospitals and Charities Commission

Zanthus Films

Language

English

Duration

00:16:17:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28301

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Docudrama

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Aged - Australia - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Aged - Services for - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Public welfare - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social workers

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Aging

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Aged - Home care

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Aged - Integrated care

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Aged - Psychology

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Aging

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Community health

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Community health nursing

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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