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Coronavirus – HSFA takes measures to “flatten the curve”.

Coronavirus – HSFA takes measures to “flatten the curve”.

Dear Residents, Family and Staff, HSFA places the health of our residents, family and staff first. HSFA acknowledges the potential exponential spread of the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in South Africa and that the older persons, especially those with...

Love is in the air at the HSFA

Love is in the air at the HSFA

At the "HSFA has Talent" show last night one of our residents, Matty Swannepoel, kindly shared her own sweet love story – appropriate for Valentine’s Day today. She told how she sent this beautiful poem to her love and he replied with the one below it… True, deep,...

Singing and its benefits to the elderly

Singing and its benefits to the elderly

Singing provides many benefits for the elderly. Our frail care residents frequently enjoy a 'sing-a-long' at our Support Centre or Mountview. Thank you to the many volunteers, like our pianist Rinet Kennedy, who share their passion for music and play their instruments...

Music stimulating senses and memory

Music stimulating senses and memory

The team at the HSFA encourages the residents to make music part of their daily lives. Seen here are the residents of Mountview frail care, listening to the beautiful (impromptu ) piano playing of Thys Odendaal. Louise van Jaarsveld, our HSFA Occupational Therapist...

Pet Therapy at the HSFA

Pet Therapy at the HSFA

Pet therapy is a beneficial treatment for seniors with mental, physical and emotional health concerns. According to UCLA research, "even a few hours at a time with an animal can help stave off depression and loneliness, and even lower blood pressure and reduce...

Top staff service standards at HSFA

Top staff service standards at HSFA

The HSFA has a firm commitment to provide and train staff with exceptional service standards to ensure top care for all residents. We are proud to announce that our Clinical Nurse Natasha Hjelden recently achieved Cum Laude in her Palliative exam completed through...

What is Assisted Living?

What is Assisted Living?

Facing retirement options for oneself or one’s parents can be a daunting prospect.  However, several retirement living options are available that suit differing ages, needs or abilities of the elderly.  It is important to know that accommodation and services for the...

Dealing with Dementia

Dealing with Dementia

Dementia is a general term used to describe a group of symptoms associated with a decline in cognitive functions. This can be caused by brain disease or injury and is marked by memory disorders, personality changes and impaired reasoning. There are different types of...

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