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Anna Conradie Lifestyle Centre will be hosting a Flea Market Date: 9 July 2016 Time: 8h00 amVenue: 42 South Beach Avenue Contact: 031 337 0163 to book a table There will be lots to eat and see – something for the whole family!
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National Care Home Open Day: Friday 17 June

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On Friday 17 June we welcomed members of the public, local business owners and friends and family members of our residents to our various homes. John Conradie House and John Dunn House were the most popular, each attracting about 30 visitors. Visitors were taken on tours of the facilities and given information about the various TAFTA services available. Afterwards they enjoyed a cup of tea and cake. It was wonderful to see so many people taking an interest in the options available to seniors living on a limited budget.
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Elder Abuse Awareness Day

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On Tuesday 14 June 2016, the streets of Durban were filled with the chants of our residents in support of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. They carried placards during the march from the Durban City Hall along Anton Lembede Street, Joe Slovo Street, Dr Pixley Kaseme Street and back to City Hall Park to take a stand for those who can not. Margie Smith, Tafta Chief Executive Office and Femada Shamam, TAFTA Divisional Manager of Social Services led the march, carrying a banner proclaiming #weloveoldpeople. Thank you to all who […]
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Take a stand against Elder Abuse in South Africa

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Since August 2010, the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development has been collecting statistics on reported cases of abuse of older persons, and the numbers appear to be increasing – from 1458 reported cases in 2010/11 to 1887 cases in 2011/12 and 2497 cases in 2012/13. According to the Older Persons Act, the most common types of abuse are: Physical abuse – any act or threat of physical violence towards an older person; Sexual abuse – any conduct that violates the sexual integrity of an older person; Psychological abuse – […]
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