It’s Mandela Day! Can you help us, please?

This Mandela Day, we are looking to add to the comfort of the Sunnyside Park Home residents by increasing the number of recliner chairs available for them to sit in both to relax and to enjoy time with visitors. Do you perhaps have a recliner chair at home you’re not using? We would so appreciate…

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Distributing Care Packs to Community Residents – Nelson Mandela Day 2023

Nelson Mandela International Day is celebrated on 18 July every year to shine a light on the legacy of a man who helped change the 20th century. It is no surprise that this unselfish and magnanimous human being suggested that people globally honour him by giving back to their communities, rather than celebrating his birthday.…

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Thank You MySchool Supporters for Making Our Bus Trips Possible!

The Community Services Team at PADCA renders valuable services to rural communities in the Pietermaritzburg region. The team is relatively small however, we have a dedicated social worker, who has the primary responsibility of engaging with the elderly in the rural communities of Pietermaritzburg by uplifting their lives through community outreach projects. There are presently…

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Our seniors need YOU! It’s time to #GoBlue

It’s time for our annual awareness initiative #GoBlue. Designed to draw attention to the needs of seniors in the Pietermaritzburg and Midlands community, the #GoBlue campaign runs through to #GivingTuesday on 29 November. Living agelessly requires each person to remain engaged and active as they grow older. To educate the community on ageless living, PADCA…

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Open Gardens at Woodgrove: 15-16 October

Don’t miss your chance to visit the Open Gardens at the Woodgrove Retirement Village! 15 to 16 October from 9 am to 4 pm. Small gardens can be beautiful, very beautiful, and the Open Midlands Gardens have selected 3 small gardens in the Woodgrove Retirement Village to be on show! Come and enjoy the country feel…

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What you can give can change the life of senior this Mandela day

We will never fully understand why we sometimes experience more gratitude from giving rather than receiving. Some studies reveal that giving has many benefits such as when we give it brings about feelings of warmth, euphoria and connection with others. Giving has also been known to have a ripple effect and encourage others to do…

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Donate personal care essentials to a senior in need!

As PADCA serves seniors across the financial spectrum, we have a limited number of seniors who need our help as they only have their Old Age Pension to support them financially. Whilst PADCA raises the balance required to provide 24-hour frail care and healthy nutritious main meals, the cost of toiletries are beyond what they…

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Giving Care and dignity to a senior this Giving Tuesday

At PADCA we pride ourselves in serving seniors in the Pietermaritzburg area across the financial spectrum including those of low economic means. In the majority of cases, the full costs of those in our residential facilities are covered by the individual and/or with the assistance of their family and friends. However, we have a limited…

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