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Community involvement — it can be done

P.O Sills
Curationis | Vol 4, No 3 | a696 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v4i3.696 | © 1981 P.O Sills | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 27 September 1981 | Published: 27 September 1981

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In the course of their work the community nurses of Brakpan became aware of a large number of elderly people for whom there were few services available. Health Year (1979) gave rise to the idea of developing a project for the elderly in the community, with the prime objective of promoting their participation in and involvement with their own affairs.


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