Elders remain upbeat as Covid-19 spreads

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Captured in the video above is a beautiful moment of joy and laughter at Tafta on Ridge, which really lifted our spirits. Yesterday, while their home was being sanitized following yet another case of Covid-19, Tafta on Ridge staff and elders enjoyed a fun dance outdoors. Please note the clever use of the umbrella to ensure the dancers kept their social distance while having a good time. What awesome talent and wonderful spirit we have at Tafta!
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Kevin Rebellious

Live fundraiser a crowd pleaser

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Our first virtual fundraiser, which was streamed live on Facebook on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 July, was a big success. No fewer than 14 artists – comprising singers, dancers, DJs, radio and television personalities, magicians and comedians – performed free of charge to keep our audience glued to their devices throughout the show, which raised over R50 000 towards the care of elders at Tafta. We were especially touched by these artists’ willingness to give freely of their time and talent during lockdown, when their own livelihoods were on […]
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Tafta on Ridge

11th Covid-19 case discovered at Tafta

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Unfortunately, the Covid-19 pandemic has entered a new Tafta home – this time Tafta on Ridge in the Overport area. An 80 year old man in the Independent Living section began displaying flu-like symptoms last week. He was transferred to a private health care facility, where he tested positive for the virus. The home’s care team has made contact with the Department of Health (DoH) and our social work team have begun the screening process in preparation for DoH testing. This patient is not doing well and we ask that […]
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