7 Frail Care & Dementia Care Facilities + Sub-Acute & Rehabilitation Hospital in Gauteng, South Africa.

We have more than 28' years of experience and 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.

OUR FACILITIES

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FRAIL CARE

DEMENTIA CARE 

SUB-ACUTE & REHAB HOSPITAL

HOME BASED CARE

La Vie Care offers a caring and controlled environment at all our facilities. Individual patients are treated and monitored according to their personal needs. We have single and double rooms with en-suite bathrooms and kitchenettes.
LVC Brentmed

BRENTMED

FRAIL CARE FACILITY
Country Life Retirement Village
31 Stanley Rd & Main Rd
Brentwood Park
Benoni

LVC Elmed

ELMED

FRAIL CARE FACILITY
Eldoraigne Retirement Estate
458 Willem Botha St
Eldoraigne
Centurion

LVC Lynnmed Clinic

LYNNMED

SUB-ACUTE & REHAB AND FRAIL CARE
Lynnwood Oord
315 The Hillside Road
Lynnwood
Pretoria

LVC Northmed

NORTHMED

FRAIL CARE FACILITY
Celebration Retirement Estate
404 Northumberland Ave
North Riding AH
Randburg

LVC Oosmed

OOSMED

FRAIL CARE FACILITY
Pretoria East Retirement Village
678 Farm Road
Willows
Pretoria

LVC Waterkloof Frail Care

WATERKLOOF MARINA

DEMENTIA CARE FACILITY
Waterkloof Marina Retirement Estate
296 Orion Avenue
Waterkloof Ridge
Pretoria

LVC Waterkloof Dementia Care

WATERKLOOF MARINA

FRAIL CARE FACILITY
Waterkloof Marina Retirement Estate
296 Orion Avenue
Waterkloof Ridge
Pretoria

OUR SERVICES

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.

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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. 

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Our world-class facilities are staffed by highly skilled healthcare professionals, whom are dedicated to provide the best quality service.

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All La Vie Care facilities have access to on-call physicians 24-hours per day. 

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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
  • Sinusitis
  • Back and neck problems
  • Respiratory complications
  • Arthritis
  • Joint stiffness and pain
  • Muscle strengthening
  • Sport injuries
  • Rehabilitation for:
    • Strokes
    • Head injuries
    • Cerebral palsy

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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.

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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.

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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.

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“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.

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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:

  • Stroke
  • Closed head injury
  • Neurological conditions, e.g. Parkinson’s disease
  • Head and neck surgery
  • Congenital defects
  • Deviant or delayed speech and language development

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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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Palliative care is specialised medical care for people with serious illnesses. It focuses on providing patients with relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness. The goal is to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family.

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SILVER EXPRESS

TESTIMONIALS

Dankie Trudie en die hele LA VIE Oosmed span wat alles in hul vermoë doen om ons geliefdes veilig en gesond te hou. Die kreatiwiteit wat aan die dag gelê word om mamma-hulle te bederf en te stimuleer met aktiwiteite. Die moeite wat aangegaan word om hulle spesiaal te laat voel bv. die gesigsbehandeling wat ń tydjie gelede gereël was. Dit was so mooi gedoen van musiek tot blomme tot dekor om atmosfeer te skep. Wow dit was net ongelooflik. Dankie dankie dankie vir soveel wat woorde nie kan se nie. Julle is kosbaar vir ons.
- Trysie v Staden
I would like to thank each and every staff member for the excellent care our mom received while in the step-down on behalf of her and us. Not only was it a clean and safe environment, but she was always cared for with tenderness and patience and the caregivers always made sure she was looked after from head to toe.
- Petro J

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