Health Care at The Somerset

The Somerset Care Centre - one year on…. On the ninth of March 2020, we opened our doors to admit our first residents into our beautiful new Care Centre. Two weeks later, we closed our doors; a protective measure prior to what would become a national lockdown....

CPOA's Sister Erika Janutsch who is the Head nursing sister at The Somerset Lifestyle and Retirement Village, writes: "We are stepping up our game! There is nothing like a strong opponent to bring out the best in you. And COVID-19 is certainly a strong opponent. Protecting our...

A commendable and well-written article written on 19 April 2020 by Dr David Gotlieb; Physician, Rheumatologist and Director of the Constantia Arthritis Clinic at Constantiaberg Mediclinic and published on his Face book page. Thoughts regarding the Corona Epidemic...

November was diabetes awareness month – why you should care? In 2015, diabetes mellitus was the 7th leading cause of death in the US. In addition, it is a contributory cause of death in other cases. Diabetes is the major cause of blindness in adults (diabetic...

“Getting old is not for sissies.” I often hear this famous quote by Bette Davis. I see the truth of it. I see people struggling with loss – loss of status, loss of independence, loss of a spouse. I see people living with chronic pain –...