We specialise in the treatment of all kind of wounds eg: burn wounds, cancer wounds, radiation treatment wounds, insect bites, dog bites, venous ulcers, diabetic ulcers, amputated limbs, pressure ulcers and many more.
7 Frail Care & Dementia Care Facilities + Sub-Acute & Rehabilitation Hospital in Gauteng, South Africa.
We have more than 28' years of experience and we presently take care of 4000+ residents!
Welcome to La Vie Care
FRAIL CARE – DEMENTIA CARE – SUB-ACUTE & REHAB – HOME BASED CARE
La Vie Care is a private group of healthcare facilities. Our objective is to offer the highest quality, personalised care to each individual resident while creating a homely and nurturing environment. Our world-class facilities follow a holistic wellness approach and are staffed by highly-skilled healthcare professionals, whom are dedicated to provide the best quality service.
SUB-ACUTE & REHAB HOSPITAL
HOME BASED CARE
Frail Care deals with the care of persons who are in a weak or poor state of health due to old age or degenerative conditions or persons recuperating from surgery, physical trauma or medical treatment. A frail client/patient means a person of any age who is in need of twenty-four hour care either on a temporary or a permanent basis. Frail care is fundamental nursing care.
La Vie Care offers Frail Care services at all of our facilities, namely: (1) Brentmed Frail Care in Benoni; (2) Elmed Frail Care in Eldoraigne; (3) Lynnmed Sub-Acute & Rehab Hospital and Frail Care in Lynnwood; (4) Northmed Frail Care in Randburg; (5) Oosmed Frail Care in Willows, (6) Waterkloof Marina Frail Care in Waterkloof Ridge; and (7) Waterkloof Marina Dementia Care in Waterkloof Ridge.
Dementia is the loss of cognitive functioning—thinking, remembering, and reasoning— and behavioural abilities to such an extent that it interferes with a person’s daily life and activities. These functions include memory, language skills, visual perception, problem solving, self-management, and the ability to focus and pay attention. Some people with dementia cannot control their emotions, and their personalities may change.
Our world-class facilities are staffed by highly skilled healthcare professionals, whom are dedicated to provide the best quality service.
All La Vie Care facilities have access to on-call physicians 24-hours per day.
The branch of treatment that employs physical methods to promote healing, including the use of light, infra-red and ultraviolet rays, heat electrical current, massage, manipulation and remedial exercise are known as physiotherapy.
The Physiotherapist treats the following conditions:
- Cervical headaches
- Back and neck problems
- Respiratory complications
- Joint stiffness and pain
- Muscle strengthening
- Sport injuries
- Rehabilitation for:
- Head injuries
- Cerebral palsy
Medication management is the monitoring of medication that a patient takes to confirm that he or she is complying with a medication regimen, while also ensuring the patient is avoiding potentially dangerous drug interactions and other complications. This is especially important for those taking large quantities of medication to address chronic illnesses and multiple diseases. Taking multiple medication is known as polypharmacy, and it is particularly common among older adults, as they are more likely to need medication to manage an array of chronic conditions.
A respiratory therapist is a specialised healthcare practitioner who has graduated from a University and passed a National Board certifying examination. Respiratory therapists work most often in intensive care and operating rooms, but are also commonly found in outpatient clinics and home-health environments.
“OTs use scientifically chosen meaningful activities to assert diverse clients with a range of problems to maximise their functioning. This empowers them to be as independent as possible and to experience dignity and quality of life at work, at home and at play.” – Ratified @ OTASA Council 31-2001
Who would benefit from OT?
Anyone who is no longer coping with their activities of daily living e.g. dressing, walking bathing, cooking etc., generally as a result of neurological, medical, orthopedic, or surgical injury or illness. Inclusive of people of all age groups.
Speech-language therapists are educated to assess speech and language development and to treat speech and language, as well as swallowing disorders.
Speech-language therapists are also educated to assess and treat children with delayed or deviant language development, disfluencies (stuttering), articulation problems and auditory processing difficulties.
Who would benefit from speech therapy?
A speech-language therapist deals with the evaluation and treatment of patients with speech-, language and/or swallowing difficulties caused by one or more of the following:
- Closed head injury
- Neurological conditions, e.g. Parkinson’s disease
- Head and neck surgery
- Congenital defects
- Deviant or delayed speech and language development
Respite care is the provision of short-term accommodation in a facility outside the home in which a loved one may be placed. This provides temporary relief to those who are caring for family members, who might otherwise require permanent placement in a facility outside the home.
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We are available to travel within a 150km radius of our ‘home’ (aka La Vie Care Oosmed – Willows, Pretoria).
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