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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

All kinds of attractive and practical articles were on display at an exhibition and sale of goods made by patients of the Mental Hospital who are being trained in occupational therapy. The exhibition took place at the Auckland Headquarters of the New Zealand Red Cross Society. Hand-woven dress lengths and scarves in varied designs, gloves, rugs, children's toys and woodware -were displayed. Buttons made from discarded toothbrush handles were also among ' the ingenious articles shown. The supervisor of occupational therapy in New Zealand, Miss M. M. Inman, feaid that specially &elected students had a two-years' training course, the time being spent at the school at the Auckland Mental Hospital, and later in military as well as other mental hospitals. Another sale will be held before Christmas, the proceeds of both sales to be used for the patients' recreation funds.

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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 183, 4 August 1945

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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 183, 4 August 1945

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