More to celebrate in elder care

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Not only is Tafta celebrating its 60-year history of care for Durban’s elderly this year, we are also commemorating another milestone: the establishment of our Home based care service, which was initiated in 1964. Launched to address the lack of resources to assist frail elderly in the community, the service employs social workers to visit older people who don’t have access to care facilities or treatment. Reports from the early years show that 1 816 home visits were paid during the period 31 March 1965 to 31 March 1966. Fifty-two […]
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Save the date

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TAFTA’s Corporate Golf Day Challenge invites you to get ready to grab your clubs and swing for a good cause! Together we can make a difference to the lives of the elderly. Date: 10 May 2018 Venue: Durban Country Club Price: R4000 per 4-ball (package includes amazing prizes, green fees, cart, halfway lunch and celebrity entertainment at dinner) Format: 4-ball alliance, 2 scores to count Bookings: Ateesha Rampersad on 031 332 3721 or ateesha@tafta.org.za Prize giving will be followed by dinner. Please consider the following marketing opportunities through sponsorship: Hole/Green […]
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Anniversary celebrations kick off in style

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Monday 12 February 2018 marked the official launch of Tafta’s 60th Anniversary with a flag raising ceremony at John Dunn House in Wentworth. Thirty years earlier, the first residents were admitted to the 104 bed home. The adjacent Primrose wellness centre opened in the same year and remains an active social centre for the Wentworth community to this day. Deputy Mayor Fawzia Peer hoisted the 60th anniversary flag during Monday’s ceremony, which was attended by local dignitaries, members of the press, Tafta management and residents at the home. Throughout the […]
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SASSA – new payment system

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Beneficiaries of the government Old Age Grant need to be aware that certain changes will be implemented from 1 April 2018, in compliance with the Court Order requiring the phasing out of the current service provider, CPS. Beneficiaries have been assured that the payment of grants will continue as normal during the transition period while SASSA and the South African Post Office develop and implement a new payment process. Important changes are listed below: Beneficiaries now have a choice as to how they wish to receive their social grants. This […]
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