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Agency Details

Agency Number: TA468
Title: MOTHERCRAFT HOME
Start Date: 01 Jan 1947
End Date: 31 Dec 1988
Description:

The Mothercraft Home opened in New Town in 1925. The Child Welfare Association ran it until 1947 when the government took it over. Its main purpose was to give breast feeding advice to mothers but it also provided accommodation for children. In 1982, the Home moved to South Hobart. It closed around 1988

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Functions Performed:
4 COMMUNITY SERVICES [1]
11 HEALTH CARE [1]
Controlling Agencies:
TA23 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES 01 Aug 1956 17 Jul 1989
Related Agencies:
NG1916 CHILD HEALTH ASSOCIATION 28 Sep 1917
Series Created By Agency:
HSD187  REGISTER OF CHILDREN ADMITTED. 01 Jan 1947 31 Dec 1966
HSD188  RECORD OF PERSONAL DETAILS OF CHILDREN ADMITTED. 01 Nov 1951 30 Nov 1963
HSD193  MONTHLY RETURNS OF FEES RECEIVED. 01 Oct 1952 30 Jun 1965
HSD192  ANNUAL REPORTS OF THE MATRON. 01 Jan 1954 31 Dec 1963
HSD189  PATIENTS' RECORDS GIVING PERSONAL DETAILS AND DETAILS OF TREATMENT. 01 Jan 1964 31 Dec 1969
HSD191  DAILY RECORD OF CHILDREN'S TREATMENT AND CALORIE INTAKE. 01 Jan 1968 30 Apr 1969
HSD190  DAILY RECORD OF INSTRUCTIONS AND ORDERS RELATING TO MEDICATION, TREATMENT, ADMISSION AND DISCHARGE OF PATIENTS. 01 May 1968 30 Apr 1969