The Somerset Lifestyle & Retirement Village

HEALTH CARE

Brackenbury Health Care Centre is a top quality health care facility that offers you the exact level of health and elderly care you require. Our comprehensive complement of medical and support staff are always on call and will be happy to receive you at the clinic or to pop into your home to check on you on a daily basis, if you so wish. The Health Care Centre is open to all residents.

The Somerset Lifestyle & Retirement Village

Vergelegen Mediclinic

 

In the event of more advanced medical needs, the world class Vergelegen Mediclinic is just 1km away. One of the premier hospitals in the Mediclinic group, Vergelegen Mediclinic is a modern multidisciplinary hospital. It is well known for its high quality patient, medical and nursing care, and well prepared for the future needs of the community.

 

Vergelegen Mediclinic offers a broad spectrum of professional medical services and boasts some of the top specialists in their field. With highly trained medical staff, compassionate nursing, and well-equipped operating theatres, Vergelegen Mediclinic has built a reputation for excellence in healthcare.

 

Arun Place, situated next to Vergelegen Mediclinic, where many of the top specialists have their consulting rooms, further complements the sought after Vergelegen Mediclinic. In fact, there are over 50 top specialists practising between the two facilities.

Clinic hours

Monday to Friday 10:00 to 12:00

Our clinic is open daily and staffed by qualified nursing sisters who can attend to basic health care needs such as blood pressure/sugar level testing, minor procedures such as dressings, injections etc. After hours and over weekends, the sisters are on call for any emergencies. Ward aid and carer assistance are offered 24/7.

The Somerset Lifestyle & Retirement Village
The Somerset Lifestyle & Retirement Village
The Somerset Lifestyle & Retirement Village
The Somerset Lifestyle & Retirement Village

Frail care

Our comfortable frail care centre is a home-away-from-home and is operated by CPOA. It offers:

  • 24-hour frail care
  • 24-hour security
  • A full catering service
  • Laundry and cleaning services
  • A wide range of social activities
  • Occupational therapy

Call-for-care

 

Call4Care is help at the touch of a button 24 hours a day. Call4Care HomeCare brings peace-of-mind and help to elderly people living independently. With a simple press of a button, a two-way communication is activated with the Call4Care Response Centre Operator, who will help no matter what the need or emergency.

How does it work?

  1. Pressing the red button on the CarePhone (or its remote Panic Button) alerts our Response Centre Operator and initiates the two-way speakerphone function, allowing the client to speak to our operator ± even if he or she can’t get to the CarePhone itself.
  2. If the client is unable to speak, our operator will still be able to take appropriate action as the client’s personal details and home address is instantly displayed on our system the moment an alert is received.
  3. Our Response Centre will immediately notify the listed family member or friend, and advise them of the situation and response details; our operator will remain in contact with the client until assistance arrives.

 

What does Call4Care Homecare include?

Call4Care Care Phone equipped with a portable panic button and powerful speakerphone function, enabling communication with the Call4Care Operator (usually from anywhere within the client’s home).

 

  • Call4Care Panic Button Pendant, conveniently worn around the neck or wrist and within easy reach – meaning help is always at hand!
  • Call4Care is there for you night and day with monitoring & assistance no matter what the emergency.
  • Call4Care is partnered with ER24, providing around the clock ER24 Medical Emergency Service.

Care packages

The Somerset offers a variety of quality care packages to suit your needs and budget – all of them including home visits, catering, daily monitoring and sick bay days. Take a look at the options below:

MEET THE
HEAD SISTER

 

SR Erika Janutsch

+27 72 409 2334

EJanutsch@cpoa.org.za

Erika Janutsch
The Somerset Lifestyle & Retirement Village

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