Work daily life in institution is subtle and delicate. The author, recolling a clinical situation and moments of daily life in a day hospital, tries to illustrate this work of the atmosphere, the “entours” of which Jean Oury speaks.
These little unexpected moments that disturb and surprise us, make us perceive the complexity, the difficulty but also the wealth of what the patients deposit in the interstices of the establishment.
For this the Therapeutic Club, operator of change is a valuable tool. A stimulating opposing-power to the hierarchical functioning of the institution, its movement helps to strive routine and inertia.