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Get your limited edition ‘super-model’ calendar from Tafta

We’re commemorating our 60th anniversary with a special edition calendar featuring a unique group of ‘super’ models … our own residents. The elders, who were all dressed by leading Fashion brand Shwe… The Wearable Library, posed against the backdrop of iconic Durban locations such as the Durban Country Club and Moses Mabhida Stadium. The calendar transcends the traditional outlook on beauty. 73 year old Dudu Khumalo said, ” I’d never imagined myself in a calendar when I was younger; it makes one realise that there is so much more to […]

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[January 18, 2018]

From our family to yours: thank you for the Christmas Cheer

Tafta residences were once again blessed by the outpouring of love and support from the Durban community, who enabled us to host three-course festive meals for a total of 1 800 elders at 22 Tafta residences, clubs and wellness centres in and around Durban. Festive cheer rang out in all of the dining halls as old friends got together to enjoy their meal – prepared by Tafta’s own Cook ‘n Care catering facility – as well as sponsored entertainment and even a spot of dancing at most venues. The pièce […]

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[January 18, 2018]

Become a Care Practitioner with TAFTA

CARE PRACTITIONERS COURSE  2018 (First intake) 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 and 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 […]

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[January 7, 2018]

Connecting across the years – Tafta’s elders tell their tales in storytelling competition

Durban’s elderly were given the chance to reveal their extraordinary true life tales, through our annual “Tell my Story” competition. We opened the competition to all our elders and club members with the aim of “inspiring a life worth living”. The elders submitted a range of stories from fun and whimsical to deeply personal accounts of their lives. Aimed at reawakening a love of storytelling and reading among the elderly, the competition allows residents to connect their ideas and inspiration of their journey through time, as well as identify undiscovered […]

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[December 20, 2017]

Passionate leader, Femada Shamam take the reins at Tafta

Compassion and commitment to providing uncompromised care for the elderly is core to the work ethos that has propelled visionary, Femada Shamam to the helm of Tafta. Our newly-appointed CEO is committed to providing the best quality of life for Durban’s Elders and driving the continued growth and success of the organisation. “My guiding belief has always been that a better life for the elderly is possible. I invite all, elders, staff, partners and the community at large to join me as we journey this road.  Together we can achieve […]

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[December 18, 2017]