Helping Hand: Hidden Disabilities


This film looks at the various different illnesses, conditions and defeats older people can suffer from.

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Producer: Newcastle Council for the Disabled
Year Produced: 1980
Running time: 30 minutes
Watch online: ideo on demand


From a series of films on the problems and needs of disabled people back in 1980.

Epilepsy, partially sighted, heart troubles (angina), diabetes, colostomy, speech and hearing defects, incontinence. After-stroke speech therapy clubs using volunteers help to restore speech.

The imagery and film quality may not be to modern standards but is useful for historical use.

This programme can be rented on our Video on Demand system for £2.00, for this you can view as often as you like within a 48 hour period of your own choosing, the film is available to stream or download for £10.00.

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Helping Hand: Hidden Disabilities from Concord Media on Vimeo.


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