Going up the line to Goodna: a history of Woogaroo Lunatic Asylum, Goodna Mental Hospital and Wolston Park Hospital, 1865-2015

Going up the line to Goodna a history of Woogaroo Lunatic Asylum Goodna Mental Hospital and Wolston Park Hospital One hundred and fifty years of providing care to the mentally ill provides an opportunity to reflect on the lives the work and the social forces involved in the mental health facility now known as T

  • Title: Going up the line to Goodna: a history of Woogaroo Lunatic Asylum, Goodna Mental Hospital and Wolston Park Hospital, 1865-2015
  • Author: Jonathan Richards
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 456
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • One hundred and fifty years of providing care to the mentally ill provides an opportunity to reflect on the lives, the work and the social forces involved in the mental health facility, now known as The Park Centre for Mental Health This book, which builds on previous projects to record the history of the hospital, highlights the ever present tension between the availabOne hundred and fifty years of providing care to the mentally ill provides an opportunity to reflect on the lives, the work and the social forces involved in the mental health facility, now known as The Park Centre for Mental Health This book, which builds on previous projects to record the history of the hospital, highlights the ever present tension between the available resources, the vision of administrators and staff, and also the constantly changing factors that shaped the hospital The processes discussed in this book allow readers to see recurring themes and signs of steady improvement, as well as the role of the hospital as a crucial part of the community s safety net As the book shows, developments within the social and health systems have radically changed and reshaped the work of the hospital over the past 150 years.

    One thought on “Going up the line to Goodna: a history of Woogaroo Lunatic Asylum, Goodna Mental Hospital and Wolston Park Hospital, 1865-2015”

    1. This is a comprehensive history of the Goodna hospital between Ipswich and Brisbane and not a book for relaxing reading. I found it very useful and well set out and a great resource because it's part of research I'm conducting for a novel in progress.

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *