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Guidelines for the Promotion of Active Ageing in Older Adults at Primary Level

(Guidelines, Manuals and Instructions)
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These guidelines promote physical activity for ageing people as a way of preventing chronic illnesses. Examples of physical exercises for elderly people are included in an attempt to educate people about a healthy lifestyle.

Geriatric care

Elderly people often require specialised health services. These are usually accompanied by other specialised services, such as housing or transport services.

Home Community-Based Care

The Home Community-Based Care services (HCBC) provided by Western Cape Government Health promotes good health and the prevention of ill health. HCBC is a responsive service to the needs of the community that seeks to make health services more proactive and patient-centred.

National Guidelines on the Prevention of Falls of Older Persons

(Guidelines, Manuals and Instructions)
(File type: pdf; size: 76.93 KB)Department of Health (National) (The Government of South Africa)
Information and guidelines for the elderly and health workers on how to prevent falls of older persons which can and often do result in disability and even death.