Helen Keller - Accommodation for the Elderly, Visually Impaired and Handicapped

By: Helen Keller  11-11-2011
Keywords: Assisted Living, Support Groups


Helen Keller Cottages
  • Sheltered living in self-contained Cottages
  • Available on Life Right or rental
  • Designed for independent living
  • 24-hour emergency nursing assistance
  • Three-course lunch provided in spacious diningroom
  • Thirty minutes domestic help provided in Cottage Monday to Friday, fifteen minutes at weekends
  • Twice-weekly shopping trips to Howard Centre in Society’s combi
  • Hairdressing on site
Helen Keller Home and Care Centre
  • Assisted living in forty-six rooms (thirteen en-suite) in Home
  • Full frail care in thirty-five beds (nine single rooms) in Care Centre
  • 24-hour nursing care
  • Full board provided
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy available to order
  • Regular activities/Church services
  • Hairdressing on site
Helen Keller Community Services
  • Aid and assistance provided to the blind and visually impaired living in the community
  • Support groups held at internal and various external venues
  • Individual Low Vision Assessment
  • Monthly Low Vision Clinics held at Groote Schuur and Tygerberg Hospitals aimed at the less well-off members of the community
  • Low Vision aids and assistive devices provided ( funds available to assist the less well-off)

Keywords: Assisted Living, Support Groups