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Mount Wilga - Disabled Learn New Way of Life

NSW Commonwealth Rehabilitation Centre in Hornsby helps men and women with disabilities to begin a new life.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 118 | Year : 1961 | Total Duration : 4 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
NSW Commonwealth Rehabilitation Centre for disabled persons. Bus arrives, disabled people exercising. Man getting out of wheelchair learning to walk with artificial leg. Men climbing ropes in gymnasium. Electronic nerve stimulator used by nurse on man's hand. Woman getting into swimming pool, exercising. Men in workshop, one making boots. Women in typing pool. Men learning to use artificial arm & leg. Man and woman with artificial limbs leave centre.
Access No. 43454 | -41 mins -10 secs | 1960s | Mount Wilga, Hornsby, Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |