The Committee's objective is to monitor and promote the health and well-being of the residents and to initiate supportive actions where necessary.
This Committee reports to the Social, Health & Well-being Director.
In compliance with the POPI Act, Committee Member names may only be released on application at Reception.
HEALTH & WELLBEING NEWSLETTER: SEPTEMBER 2016
MEDICAL AND SECURITY EMERGENCIES:
Please contact the Frail Care Centre Reception Desk (Ext 5011), or at their office (Ext 5010), as well as the Security Division at Ext 5400 or 2005) for assistance and so that the situation may be assessed and handled.
Please note – Sister Cynthia, Internal Ext. 5495 (our Village Nurse) is also to be contacted or advised.
Kindly ensure that your completed Medical Form is up to date and hung up behind your bedroom door.
Blank forms and wallets may be obtained from the Reception Desk.
Note that a spare set of front door keys to your apartment/house must be handed in at Frail Care for emergencies. These are kept under lock and key.
For dire emergencies press your panic button – Please make sure that the Panic Button is always within reach. We also suggest that you test it to see that the battery is in working order (warn Security and Frail Care before you test it!)
TALKS IN THE HALL
Some interesting Health & Wellbeing talks to diarise:
Monday 12 September @ 14:00: “Over the Moon! A Guide to Positive Ageing!” – Dr Hannelie van Zyl- Edeling talks about her book. Books will be available at R200.00
Monday 10 October @ 14:00: Strokes – Prevention & Treatment. Talk by Refilwe Tshabalala
Monday, 14 November @ 14:00: Dementia/Alzheimer’s: Sr Sue Cunningham of Flower Foundation
Please note – there is a R10.00 entrance fee which covers refreshments.
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