New residential complex for the elderly launched

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Just launched by Tafta, Barns Cottages ia a newly-renovated complex on the Berea, offering senior citizens spacious independent units to let. A much sough-after alternative to traditional old age homes, the complex provides an ideal environment for Durban’s elderly to continue living independently and securely while remaining an active part of the community. Centrally located in the Essenwood area, the cottages offer easy access to public transport, shopping complexes, restaurants and hospitals. The historic Haden Road building, which dates back 127 years, was developed when a former Durban-based businessman, Robert […]
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Join us for the Elder Abuse Awareness Walk

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Join TAFTA in taking a stand against the abuse of elder citizens by taking part in our annual awareness walk in solidarity against abuse of the elderly. Date: 13 June 2017 Time: 9.30 for 10.00 Starting point: City Hall, Durban Dress code: Dress casual in purple The walk serves to commemorate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15 and forms part of Tafta’s Do the Right Thing campaign – an initiative to highlight the plight of the elderly and advocate for their rights. According to the South African Human […]
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Become a Care Practitioner with TAFTA

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CARE PRACTITIONERS COURSE  2017 (Second intake) All courses are taught in English; therefore students need to be proficient in the language. Course will be conducted at John Conradie House, 15 Prince Street, Durban. REQUIREMENTS: Certified copy of ID and School Certificate (min Grade 10) & CV DURATION: 3 Months consisting of: • 12 Modules Theory • 5 Weeks Practical Training • 12 Assignments • Two written exams Only students who pass the tests and whose fees are fully paid will receive a certificate. FEE: R3000 for the 3 months course. […]
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Calling all seniors

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Enter the 5th Rotary Gran & Gramps Walk along the Durban beachfront on Wednesday 21 June 2017 at 08h30. Enjoy a 5km stroll from Durban View Park (corner Marine Drive/Durban View Road) to Breakers and back. Entrance fee is R60 per person, which includes a health breakfast, coffee and lots of lucky dip prizes. Proceeds go towards Tafta’s Guardian project and other Rotary charities. Please consider bringing along some toiletries for the needy. Pre-registration essential. Please click here to download the entry form, which should be filled in and emailed […]
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