Elderly Care & Geriatric Care

Senior citizens and the very elderly tend to be an overlooked population in South Africa, but with advances in medicine and the increasing life expectancy rate, there are now more and more healthy 70-80 year olds needing specialised geriatric care and other elderly care.  We at Dr CG Du Plessis & Partners are a medical practice that is dedicated to providing the best health-related geriatric care to our elderly patients.

This requires a tailored approach to the management and screening of multiple chronic diseases that affect the elderly in particular as well as looking at life from a different angle in terms of day to day activities, independence and care.  Our practice strives to provide you with the best medical care specifically designed to deal with health conditions affecting and afflicting the elderly.

With an emphasis on preventative health strategies and managing existing disease, many people are on multiple different medication and require regular follow-ups with various specialists for their elderly care.

It is up to the family doctor or general practitioner to keep track of everything and ensure all aspect of health are managed.

The following conditions are important for management in the elderly:

Geriatric Care

  • Chronic conditions like Hypertension, Diabetes, Thyroid dysfunction.

  • Cardiac conditions like Heart Failure, Angina, Atrial Fibrillation

  • Depression and Dementia

  • Surveillance for cancer

Dr CG Du Plessis

Dr CG Du Plessis

General Practitioner

Your medical GP practice and holistic healthcare in the heart of Fourways


Kingfisher Shopping Centre;
Corner of Kingfisher
Dr. & Alexander Ave.
Fourways, Gauteng 2055

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Fourways Shopping Centre, Kingfisher Drive, Fourways, JHB