The Chiawelo Community Practice is an example of how a focused healthcare system and good record-keeping can lead to quality care for all – and Professor Shabir Moosa wants this model to take root across Gauteng.
While South Africa prepares for advanced level 3 lockdown, medical and residential facilities for the elderly need to remain as strict as ever. Covid-19 has proven fatal for the elderly, which means their care workers have to be extra cautious to not cause an infection. Many have left their homes to move into their places of work.
By Jamaine Krige.
Health care workers conducting screening for COVID19 outside Thohoyandou say although they experienced some challenges, they are satisfied that they visited every household assigned to them.