Death of a KAPI

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: (Published 27 July 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:236
  1. Judith Hollis-Triantafillou

    Regular readers of this column may remember that it is just two years since I first wrote of the lively activities at our Open Care Community Centre for Older People, or KAPI, where we provide medical, social, and recreational facilities for people over 60 at the neighbourhood level. Our centre was the prototype for more than 350 KAPIs throughout Greece. During the 18 years of its existence it received frequent visitors from home and abroad, participated in studies relating to health and illness in old age, and contributed in numerous ways to the life of the local community.

    The success of the KAPI network as …

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