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Aged Persons Amendment Bill

(File type: pdf; size: 76.81 KB)13 October 1998Department of Social Development (National) (The Government of South Africa)
This bill aims to amend the Aged Persons Act, 1967, so as to: Insert certain definitions. Provide for conditions regarding subsidies to managers of registered homes for the aged and to certain other institutions. Monitor compliance with conditions of registration of homes for the aged. Provide for the establishment of management committees for those homes. Provide for the accessibility of those homes. Provide for the enquiry by designated bodies into matters regarding aged persons.

Care for Those Who Cared for You

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This information brochure contains details on how HIV/AIDS is impacting on older people in South Africa, and what programmes and policies are in place to protect this vulnerable sector of our population.

Older Persons Act (Act 13 of 2006)

No. 13 of 2006Department of Social Development (National) (The Government of South Africa)
The Older Persons Act aims to maintain and protect the status, wellbeing, safety and rights of older persons. It also aims to promote their integration in the community by creating an enabling environment and promoting participation in activities with people of other ages and cultures.