Mageu may be an old favourite and sweets may cheer the patient up, but these foods could hinder your loved one’s recovery. Botshabelo District Hospital is concerned about the unhealthy foods families bring for admitted patients. Instead, they advise these healthier alternatives.
Despite national regulations for public transport, taxi passengers in the Free State are refusing to wear masks and sanitise their hands. The taxi association in Botshabelo is calling on passengers to adhere to regulations as Covid-19 infections continue in the province.
Phuthanang Mental Health Institution fulfils an important role in the Botshabelo community, and recently received a Covid-19 protection boost via the Positive Action Campaign and the National Association of People Living HIV/AIDS.
Under the current lockdown level, food donations may be made by charitable organisations, and North West and Free State communities rallied together to ensure that vulnerable community members are helped.
Thabo Ntsoeu has never been able to walk but this hasn’t stopped him from being a sportsman. Basketball is the only sport he has known and recently he has committed to reviving a team for wheelchair basketball in Botshabelo.
Some of society’s most helpless people are admitted to the Free State Psychiatric Complex for care. But with the challenges the facility has, it’s unable to do that to the best of its ability.