oa South African Medical Journal - The geriatric scene in Pietermaritzburg
|Article Title||The geriatric scene in Pietermaritzburg|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Medicine, Grey's Hospital, Pietermartizburg, Natal|
|Publication Date||Nov 1975|
|Pages||2127 - 2130|
|Keyword(s)||Community health, Geriatric medicine, Gerontology, Medical practice, Old age homes, Pietermartizburg and Service provision|
Pietermaritzburg has 14 old-age homes which accommodate 656 residents, a general provincial hospital which caters largely for elderly patients, and various charitable organisations which are concerned with the needs of elderly people.
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