Accommodation available

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  Accommodation is available at TAFTA on Ridge for fit elderly people. Unfurnished single and en-suite rooms offering full board and lodge, hairdresser, library and organised activities are available right now! Prices range from R2968 per month. Contact TAFTA intake on 031 332 3721
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Oldfield Centre Fete

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Join in on the fun at the Oldfield Centre TAFTA Park Fete. Date: 8 August 2015 Time: 8:00 am If you would like to book a table please call 031 465 9268 during office hours (8:00 – 15.30). Cost per table: Members: R25 Outsiders: R50  
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Oceanview Market Day

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    Come enjoy a day of entertainment and fun whilst supporting TAFTA at the Oceanview Market Day. Date: 26 June 2015 Time: 9:00 – 13:00 Venue: Oceanview, 354 Musgrave Road There will be an assortment of items up for sale at the white elephant and jewellery stores as well as delicious cupcakes, boerewors rolls and refreshments for those looking for a bite to eat. A special appearance by the Fire Department will entertain all the kiddies.
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World Elder Abuse Day

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Today is World Elder Abuse Day – a reminder that elderly people deserve our respect and protection should they become frail and unable to care for themselves. Instead, many are physically and mentally abused, robbed of their pensions (often by their own offspring), and forced to care for younger family members as a result of the impact of HIV and Aids. World Elder Abuse Day is observed annually to create awareness of these issues, and to ensure that elder abuse is reported and addressed. TAFTA will be holding a number […]
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Vote for TAFTA

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You’re invited to vote for TAFTA in this year’s KZN Top Brand Awards. A brand is much more than a company’s name or a label on packaging – it’s the image and value that consumers associate with a product or service offering. A large number of well-known brands have been grown and driven from within KZN and have made an indelible mark on consumer behaviour. If you believe that TAFTA has made a difference in the lives of many older people in our community … then please VOTE FOR TAFTA […]
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International Care Home Open Day

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International Care Home Open Day takes place on 19 June, 2015 – and TAFTA is commemorating the day by opening our Frail Care, Assisted Living Units and Care Cottage for the public to visit. There will be various talks and presentations about TAFTA and the service we provide. The buildings that will be participating are: Tafta On Ridge; John Dunn House; The Outspan; Ray Hulett House Assited Living Unit; John Conradie House and Tafta Park Care Cottage Below is the programme of events that will take place on the day […]
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Ogre-sized family fun

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KicksArt proudly presents Shrek – The Musical at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on 23 May 2015. Purchase your tickets for this fun filled musical from the Maris Stella block booking – and all funds raised will be donated to TAFTA. The show costs R200 (regret no under 6’s) and starts at 19h00. Tickets can be bought from the BURSAR’s OFFICE at MARIS STELLA SCHOOL (031 209 9426). Please join in the festivities and raise funds for a worthy charity at the same time.
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TAFTA Golf Day a huge success

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Our 16th Annual Golf Day took place on 14 May at the Beachwood Golf Course. 23 teams participated, including a team of TAFTA residents who came 12th on the overall log. Well done to our sporty seniors! Other participants included celebrities such as Shaun Bartlett, Neil Tovey, Cameron Delport and a few other Dolphin players. Results were as follows: 1st Team: Grindrod Team Pieter 2nd Team: SJ. Wilson Financial Consultants 3rd Team: Grindrod Team Lyall Proceeds from the day went towards our Meals on Wheels project, which delivers nutritious, affordable […]
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Workshop for Social Workers

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TAFTA is running an information packed workshop on Social Work Tools for the Assessment of Persons with Impaired Functioning on Thursday 21 May 2015 at the Durban Botanical Gardens, 70 St Thomas Road, from 07h00-16h00. Facilitated by Femada Shamam (Divisional Manager of Social Services at TAFTA), Dr Suvira Ramlall (Principal Specialist Psychiatrist and Clinical Head of Psychiatry, King Dinizulu Hospital) and Jameel Ahmed (Department of Social Development Program Unit), the cost of the workshop is R200 per person (including notes and refreshments). Please click here to download the registration form. […]
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Had a stroke?

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If you or a family member has suffered a stroke that has left you physically impaired, you may be struggling to adjust or feeling overwhelmed. Why not join our special club for stroke patients and their carers/family at TAFTA on Ridge (East Street, Overport) or the Outspan (24 Sarnia Road, Umbilo)? You’ll enjoy social interaction and the support of others who are going through the same experience. Plus there are talks, activities and outings designed to encourage involvement and an enhanced quality of life. TAFTA on Ridge Stroke Club meets […]
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