AKESO IS WELL-PLACED TO LOOK AFTER YOU DURING THE COVID – 19 PANDEMIC
The response to COVID-19 is continuously evolving as we learn new things about the virus. Akeso has ensured compliance to appropriate infection control measures in order to safeguard both staff as well as the clients who come into our facilities. We request that you have a COVID-19 test no more than 48-72 hours prior to admission.
Situated in Pietermaritzburg, in Kwazulu-Natal, Akeso Pietermaritzburg offers specialist inpatient and outpatient treatment for a range of psychiatric illnesses including anxiety and depression, eating disorders, ageing disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder. We provide individual, integrated and family-oriented treatment through our general psychiatry units.
Our hospital was established in 2011, and we aim to provide a safe and comfortable environment where patients can recover and regain their sense of security and self, under the expert care of specialists in both physical and mental health.
At Akeso Pietermaritzburg, we treat both our patients and their loved ones with dignity and respect, delivering clinical excellence in our world-class facility, with the ultimate aim of helping patients and their loved ones not only to recover, but also to understand their illness, and thereby change the direction of their lives.
Our hospital is staffed by a multi-disciplinary team of medical and healthcare professionals, including psychiatrists, medical doctors, psychologists, occupational therapists, and registered nurses, all of whom are dedicated to providing exceptional care to each patient, to ensure the best possible outcome for them and their loved ones.