Monthly Archives: January 2017

Event at Willow Court February 11-12th.

The latest events at Willow Court will be held in February. The 11-12th should be great days with tours “supervised walks” plays from the Derwent Players and tours of the Archaeology Sites. Don’t miss this one! Students and Associate Professor … Continue reading

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Archaeology digs and open day approved.

The archaeology digs proposed by Flinders University have been approved at the last meeting of the Derwent Valley Council on Thursday night. The digs are at the Ladies Cottage (J ward) on the privately owned section, Frascati House and at … Continue reading

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Millbrook Rise

Building on the Millbrook Estate was completed in 1934 and a new convalescent hospital was ready to be occupied.  Millbrook Rise Hospital shared some staff and medical experience but the main connection was for the administration of the hospital. It … Continue reading

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Galvanic battery treatment

  Boyd’s Battery Galvanic Pendant, used as a personal delivery device to cure many ailments.  The Galvanic battery has had a mixed history as a medical device. Many items were sold that had huge medical claims and benefits in the … Continue reading

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ECT Machines and electricity treatments

Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT is a practice which has a long history at Willow Court and throughout Mental Health Services for many years. It’s use has been therapeutically beneficial for many patients and contriversial for others. The use of electricity … Continue reading

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