Dr Al Power, Geriatrician, Eden Alternative Educator presenting in South Africa October 2014

“Dementia beyond drugs” – creating a life worth living for people living with dementia. Dr. Al Power, Geriatrician, Eden Alternative Educator and author of the book by the same name, will present his two-day workshop in South Africa in 2014! This workshop is a practical, interactive event presented by Dr. Power, who sees himself as […]

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Matron to Mentor

GERATEC presents this three-day training course in Johannesburg (Rand Aid) and Cape Town (Bellville Senior Centre) in October. This course will give Nurses and Managers an in-depth understanding of the importance of risk assessments in order to complete a Person Centred Care Plan. Presented by our team – Dietician, Occupational Therapist and Nurses – this […]

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International exchange with Iceland!

Margie van Zyl, our Director of Strategic partnerships, is on her way to Emseni near Rorke’s Drift in KZN to meet Disa, a volunteer from Iceland whom Rayne Stroebel and Magda Pienaar met in Reykjavik last year. Disa will be working at Emseni and St. Antonine and will be sharing her thoughts on this blog. […]

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Sharing and learning in Australia

We are excited to announce that Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) has invited Margie van Zyl, GERATEC’s Director of Strategic Partnerships, for a fully sponsored trip to their annual conference in Melbourne in November! The ACSA 2013 National Conference theme: “Facing Reform – jumping hurdles and staying in the race” aims to address the […]

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