The Groenkloof George Retirement Village

George Retirement Care Unit


The modern George Care Unit consists of 95 care beds (14 for sub-acute and 15 for palliative care) and is managed by Garden Route Healthcare.  The Care Unit became fully operational in 2016.  The services that are provided to residents as well as the public include:

  • Short term medical aftercare / Sub Acute Care (recovery after operations).
  • Long term frail care.
  • 24 hour nurse, registered with S.A. Nursing council, on duty.
  • Staff not outsourced.
  • Medical practitioners on 24-hour standby.
  • Daily menu, consisting of three meals and morning and afternoon tea.
  • Special diets catered for i.e. Diabetic, Cholesterol, Vegetarian, etc.
  • Daily laundry and cleaning services.
  • Access to lounge and community facilities.
  • Basic hair and basic nail care.
  • A resuscitation room, equipped with emergency equipment.