Kōrero: Mental health services

Villa, Cherry Farm, around 1958

Villa, Cherry Farm, around 1958

The villa style of mental hospital, based on a number of relatively small, welcoming buildings tailored to the needs of specific groups of patients, provided a more domestic environment and the possibility of more individual attention than the large wards of 19th-century institutions. Seacliff’s replacement, Cherry Farm Hospital, which opened in 1952, used this new design. This is one of the villa buildings in the late 1950s, soon after completion.

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Archives New Zealand – Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQT 6539 A29,455

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Warwick Brunton, 'Mental health services - Mental hospitals, 1910s to 1930s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/29412/villa-cherry-farm-around-1958 (accessed 12 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Warwick Brunton, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 5 May 2022