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Interview with Francie Kay [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott

Item Title
Interview with Francie Kay [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott
Repository
State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana
Reference
SRG 438/29/46
Date Range
1 March 1993
Creator
Kay, Francie
Description

Adelaide Lyceum Club Oral History

Francie Kay was born at Millicent and her father was a forester at Mt Burr. She did nursing at Balaklava, ran a private hospital, and then went into social work. Francie studied in Melbourne and returned to work in the TB Service where she travelled around SA visiting sanataria. She worked in the service for 25 years and helped to rehabilitate many patients. She attended various conferences worldwide. She then moved to the Walkerville Nursing home and helped develop an assessment system and a day and craft centre. She then had an overseas holiday and returned to work for Burnside to look at their community services. It was discovered there were many problems with elderly people and Pine View was established and community activities were organised to provide companionship.

Quantity
1 cassette
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Biographical outline (4 pages)

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  • Adelaide Lyceum Club, 1922 - 2000, SRG 438; Lyceum Club (Adelaide) Incorporated (1922 - ); State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

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