Message from Femada Shamam

Covid-19 update: 13 December 2020

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December 14: Four more elders have been diagnosed with Covid-19 since yesterday at John Conradie House/Langeler Towers complex and Tafta Lodge. There are now a total of 10 Covid-19 positive elders and 2 positive carers at Tafta Homes. Of these ten new cases, six elders are in hospital and a further four are in quarantine. This brings the total number of cases to 57 elders and 28 staff.   December 13: A further 4 elders and 2 carers have been diagnosed with Covid-19 at Tafta’s John Conradie House/Langeler Towers complex. […]
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Sports Day at Tafta

A better life awaits …

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If you’re active on social media, you may have noticed numerous posts recently of Tafta residents having a whole lot of fun! From being included in our fabulous festive lunches to being gifted with all sorts of goodies from caring Durbanites, our elders are really spoiled … as they deserve … at this time of year. And the spoiling continues pretty much all year round! We enjoy a constant stream of visitors to our Homes, who bring entertainment, treats, pamper manicure sessions, dancing lessons, sports days, and opportunities to learn […]
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wheelchair friendly activities

Don’t leave granny behind!

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With the festive holiday season fast approaching comes the challenge of finding fun things for the kids to do. If you need to include elderly parents or friends who are unable to walk far in these outings, this handy list of wheelchair friendly venues is full of inspiration. Remember, you can hire wheelchairs, crutches and other assistive devices from Tafta at nominal rates. Please call 031 332 3721 or email intake@tafta.org.za. Durban Botanic Gardens Established in 1849, this is Africa’s oldest surviving botanic garden, and well worth a visit. Every […]
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Tafta’s 5-year strategic plan on track

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Back in 2014/15, Tafta initiated an extensive 5 year strategy which would be used to guide the organisation into the future. The aims were primarily to meet the needs of elders in our community, to develop an effective operating model and to achieve financial sustainability both now and into the future. These goals were further broken down into internal and external actions that could be measured. Five years later, we can confidently report that great strides forward have been made in all areas covered by the strategy. Please click here […]
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