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Modern; comfortable furniture sets a relaxing mood in the community areas like this TV room in the Queen St. Mental Health Centre. Although the new centre has bed capacity for only about a third of the number of patients formerly housed in the old building; the average stay of a patient is shorter; so more patients can be treated in the course of a year. The staff works on the principle that patients should be returned to the community as soon as possible. Open in full size

Modern; comfortable furniture sets a relaxing mood in the community areas like this TV room in the Queen St. Mental Health Centre. Although the new centre has bed capacity for only about a third of the number of patients formerly housed in the old building; the average stay of a patient is shorter; so more patients can be treated in the course of a year. The staff works on the principle that patients should be returned to the community as soon as possible.

Picture, 1975, English

Modern; comfortable furniture sets a relaxing mood in the community areas like this TV room in the Queen St. Mental Health Centre. Although the new centre has bed capacity for only about a third of the number of patients formerly housed in the old building; the average stay of a patient is shorter; so more patients can be treated in the course of a year. The staff works on the principle that patients should be returned to the community as soon as possible.

Picture, 1975, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Toronto - Hospitals - Queen St 999 - 1970-80

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0113343f