21 June 2021 | Health Services

Our residents’ health and well-being are supported by Evergreen Health, a fully insourced subsidiary of Evergreen Lifestyle Villages. The team is headed up by Managing Director Elize Porter, a healthcare professional with a wealth of experience in the private healthcare industry, supported by Nursing Manager, Guin Lourens whom holds a doctorate in healthcare management. Melanie Carstens, the Care Manager, is a registered social worker with experience in managing residential retirement facilities.  The team of 140 healthcare staff members include professional registered and all other categories of nurses, as well as highly trained carers. The multi-disciplinary team consists of a referral network of experienced doctors, audiologists, speech, occupational and physiotherapists, dieticians and biokineticists. Services rendered by Evergreen Health include:

  •  24-hour medical emergency assistance in all homes
  • Nurse-call alarms in every unit, monitored 24/7
  • An active ageing philosophy supported by village-based health and wellness programmes
  • A support clinic for regular health checks, nursing procedures and a vaccination programme
  • Discrete home-based healthcare
  • Referral to specialised occupational, speech and physiotherapy services available at home
  • Specialised monthly clinics such as podiatry on an appointment basis
  • Assisted living
  • Modern in-patient healthcare facility including frail care, palliative care, and memory care

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