2009-742

2009-742
Credit: 
© 2006 Daniel Rhee, Courtesy of Photoshare
Photographer: 
Daniel Rhee
Location: 
Jamaica
JM
Date taken: 
September 30, 2006
Project: 
2009 Photoshare Photo Contest
Known Person: 

Caption

An elderly who man suffers from dementia is tied to a gurney in a 'poor house' - care centers that exist in Jamaica for abandoned individuals with disabilities. These are funded by the government, but are severely understaffed and undersupplied; incontinent patients are left unclothed on verandas for lack of adult diapers.

History of Use

Organization Media Type Title
University of West Florida Other MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and On-line Teaching) - www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm
University of West Florida Communicable Disease Class Website MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and On-line Teaching) - www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm
AIFO Brochure Multi-Country Project of Community Mental Health
University of West Florida Website Evaluating Health Communications with Dementia
Centre for Global Mental Health Powerpoint Presentation Global Mental Health
Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health Newsletter Global Health Matters
University of West Florida Website Merlot II - Online Student Activity Portfolio
Self Powerpoint Presentation Mental illness and recovery
Johns Hopkins University Website Global Health NOW
London School of Economics and Political Science Website Personal website on education and research in global mental health