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Become a Care Practitioner – second intake for May 2019 now open

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, School Certificate (min Grade 10), Curriculum Vitae (CV) and ID/Passport size photo. DURATION: 3 Months consisting of: • 12 Modules Theory – 5 Weeks • 5 Weeks Practical Training including Exam • 12 Assignments • Two written exams Only students who pass the tests and whose fees are fully paid will receive a certificate. FEE: R3500 for the […]

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[January 15, 2019]

Missing elder found safe

Thank you to the Durban public for their outpouring of support in helping to locate missing elder, James de Bryn, who went missing in the Durban CBD on Tuesday 8 January 2019. “We are completely overwhelmed by the level of support, care and concern shown by community groups, members of the public and Tafta volunteers who worked tirelessly to find Mr de Bryn,” said Tafta CEO Femada Shamam. A resident of our John Dunn House in Wentworth, Mr de Bryn was safely transported back home on Wednesday, 9 January after […]

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[January 13, 2019]

Work for us

Tafta (The Association for the Aged) has a vacancy for an Area Based Manager for our North Area. This position requires a minimum qualification of a Social Science Degree or similar and 4 years’ experience in supervision/management of a team/employees. Experience in the field of elder care would be an advantage. Other competencies include good leadership skills and behaviours; professional communication (written, electronic and verbal); basic understanding of business management principals and processes; an ability to manage daily operations and; analytical and strategic thinking. KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS An integrated basket […]

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[January 2, 2019]

TAFTA Christmas Car Boot Sale

Join on us on Saturday, 8 December at Oldfield TAFTA Park  (29 Perserverance Road, Bellair) for the Christmas Car Boot Sale. Live music Lots of food and cakes Bric and brac Homemade goodies Please book a site. Cost is R60 a car. Please note there are no tables available – you need to bring your own table. For more information please contact Mary Fouche on 031 465 9268.

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[November 28, 2018]

2018 Trail Run draws crowds

More than 350 fitness enthusiasts braved the wet weather to participate in Tafta’s popular annual Trail Run. Runners had the choice of two distances – 4km and 8km – with both routes taking participants along the little known ‘green’ corridors of Virginia Bush. Despite its proximity to the City, this nature area is a haven of cool paths beneath a green canopy of natural forest, filled with birdsong. Winners were: 4km – Women 1) Sisandas Khakhane 2) Gumede Sphumelele 3) Gumede Lusandea 4km – Men 1) Mndaba Nkosinathi 2) Mkhize […]

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[November 19, 2018]