Research

Research1. Profile on geriatric patient admissions to King Edward VIII Hospital medical wards in 2005 

2. The impact of HIV/AIDS in the older population 

3. A retrospective file review of psychogeriatric mental health service users (MHSU) in the KwaZulu-Natal. 


A multidisciplinary and inter-sectoral research network, Active Ageing Research Network (AARN), has been established and includes nurses, social workers, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, psychiatrists, psychologists, African Vision Research Institute (AVRI), TAFTA and DAFTA. AARN plans to undertake research that is relevant to the ageing population of KwaZulu Natal and South Africa and to provide a forum for postgraduate training and development and capacity building.