Since its inception in 1958, The Helderberg Society for the Aged has grown from a small Rotary initiative to providing retirement solutions & caring for over 660 residents. Our foundation of care rests on our Four Pillars of Service: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Frail Care and Clinical Services.  The HSFA has accommodation in Somerset West to suit all stage of your retirement journey.

The Helderberg Society for the Aged is a Non-Profit organisation (002-846 NPO) and Public Benefit Organisation and can issue you with a Section 18A donation certificate which you can use for tax purposes. 



Developed for senior citizens who still enjoy an active and social lifestyle, but who require safe and secure accommodation, with easy access to community amenities and services.


These units are for senior citizens who still enjoy their independence, 
but who doesn’t want the responsibility of household chores.


Developed for the families of those older persons who find themselves in the fragile stage of life- requiring 24-hour care and supervision in a way that will help them retain their dignity.


This service offers caring and cleaning  to HSFA residents at our Independent and Assisted Living Units.


This is a community based care programme where older persons in the  community can receive organised programmes and activities.


View our very competitive tariffs here.


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Dear Rika, Thank you very much for your email and the wonderful support and care you showed my father in the last weeks, moving him into a care facility was a very difficult choice to make but it was definitely the Best choice as your staff were absolutely wonderful, they showed such care and attention to my father and I know he felt a lot more comfortable than he anticipated. We are all very thankful for your kindness and the wonderful people in the home. I hope this finds you well.

Octavia and family, 6 April 2021


I just also want to mention that my mom is always telling me about how wonderful the staff at Vonke are & how caring & friendly everyone is. Thank you all so much.

Lynn Early 2 July 2021


Compliment for wound care at Flamingo.  Our inspecting Wound sister, saw Ms Trezona’s wound and was very impressed with the wound care management and the care she is receiving. Good dressing selection and dressing technique.

Woundcare Sister Flamingo 2 Oct 2021


Thank you very much for making our Mother’s day so very special yesterday. Mum had the most marvellous 95th birthday at Robari. We really appreciated the wonderful photographs that you forwarded to us of the tea party. The photo account was so special and meaningful to us especially as we could not actually be there. We loved the video of the staff singing to the birthday girl! Mum said the cake was absolutely delicious, our compliments and thanks to the chef please! The visit at the gate was lovely too, as we could get a good look at Mum and although wobbly,  she does seem to be getting stronger by the day. Thank you to you and your wonderful team for the amazing job that you do for the residents of Robari. With love, appreciation and warm wishes.
Mike and Bev(Audrey Baileys children) 17 Aug 2020


Ek en Derek wil net spesiaal dankie se vir jou aanbeveling na dr Danie van Aswegen. Dankie dat jy ‘n afspraak gereel het dat hy my Ma kon ontmoet en vroegtydig vir haar ‘n leer kon oopmaak voordat sy siek geword het. Ons is baie gelukkig met hom. Dankie ook dat jy gereel het dat haar voorskrifte oorgeplaas word na Circle Apteek wat haar medisyne kom aflewer. Baie dankie ook vir jou reelings sodat Christan haar rekenings kry en kan betaal. Christan het ook sy korrespondensie met jou oor die reelings t.o.v. die Power of Attorney aangestuur na my toe. Baie dankie vir jou behulpsaamheid en geduld en vriendelikheid ten spyte van die baie keer wat hy moes terugkom na jou toe omdat die Bank nog eise gestel het!! Ek wil net he dat jy weet dat ons jou toewyding en harde werk raaksien en baie waardeer.  Baie dankie ook vir jou en die ander personeel se opoffering om maande lank op die perseel te gebly het om na die inwoners te kyk. Ons besef dat julle skielik en ongevraagd ‘n groot verantwoordelik op julle skouers gekry het en onder baie stres is. Ons bid dat die Here julle sal seen en die wysheid en krag sal gee wat julle nodig het om deur hierdie krisistyd te kan kom. Ons bid vir jou en die ander personeel, asook die inwoners. Vriendelike groete, Petro en Derek Erasmus  July 2020


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