85 Villiers Drive, Clarendon, Pietermaritzburg, 3201 jph@gracenet.co.za 033 345 6710

April 2018 Newsletter

Hi All,

We would like to take this opportunity to thank Dr Kirkby for all the years’ medical care he provided to all our Residents. Dr Laing will be taking over his weekly visits going forward, we would like to welcome her to the JPH family.
Thank you Mr Speight and the Maxted’s for donating stationary for our Arts & Crafts Workshop and the Brown’s for clothing. Parklane SuperSpar donated a range of products to the Home.

HOME:
The Cleaning Specialists cleaned the Cooker Hood in the kitchen. Our generator was taken to PMB Forestry for a service and is running well. The DIY Guy repaired a few broken cupboard doors, fixed one of the toilets and unblocked another as well as a few other minor repairs. M.A.N. Roofing replaced broken tiles and sealed the capping on Stardust roof.

RESIDENTS:
Parklane SuperSpar donated the monthly birthday cake. We celebrated the following birthdays this month:
Warren (39), Sbu (19) and Yvette (34). All three residents had parties of their own, thank you to their families for providing cakes and other treats.
A few residents were seen by Dr Laing on her weekly visits. Some residents were treated for Upper Respiratory Infections and a few other minor ailments. Dr Laing has been doing 6 monthly blood tests for all the residents.
Two residents were admitted to hospital for different medical conditions.
Those residents allowed Flu Vaccines were given them during the month.

WISHLIST:
On our wishlist this month:
• Toiletries (Shampoo, Soap, Toothpaste, Aqueous Cream, Toothbrushes, Hairbrushes)
• Cutlery (Knives, Forks, Spoons)

STAFF:
Meryl has taken leave for the month, Wendy relieved her.

Take Care
Karin & Lilian

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