A promotional documentary about The Children’s Orthopaedic Hospital in Mt Eliza. The narrator describes the philosophy of care, in which the children were given a programme of physiotherapy and occupational therapy in addition to plenty of learning and recreational time in order to help them experience as normal childhood as possible. At the end of the film prior patients are visited, indicating the success of their treatments has enabled them to grow into happy contributing adults.

Film Title: The Healing Tide
Production Date: Circa 1978 (includes earlier footage)
Location: The Children’s Orthopaedic Hospital; Mt Eliza, Victoria
Media: 16mm colour film, sound
Measurement: 22.23 minutes
Maker: Adrien Daniel and Joe Szczepanski
Directors: Dr Douglas Galbraith and Dr G. Keys Smith
Narrator:Don Kinsey
Rights: Film courtesy of The Royal Children’s Hospital
Accession Number: 2018.2444