Resources

Elderly Support Resources

Alzheimer’s South Africa

Alzheimer’s SA NPC is dedicated to providing support for families and individuals and strives to advocate on their behalf, to improve the quality of life of people with Alzheimer’s/dementia and their carers.

Web: www.alzheimers.org.za
Tel: 011 792 2511
Email:  info@alzheimers.org.za

Age-in-Action

Age-in-Action (The South African Council for the Aged)

The organization’s mission is to protect and promote the interests and well-being of all elderly persons.

Web: www.age-in-action.co.za
Tel: 021 426 4249 (National Office)
Email: info@age-in-action.co.za

Hospice Palliative Care Association of South Africa

To promote quality in life, dignity in death and support in bereavement for all living with a life-threatening illness.

Web: www.hpca.co.za
Tel: 021 531 0277
Email: info@hpca.co.za

Call4Care

Offering 24-hour elderly care at the push of a button.

Web: www.call4care.co.za
Tel: 0861 140 141

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels for The Aged is a multi-faceted welfare service aimed at helping the elderly of our country to live out their sunset years in dignity and relative comfort.

Web: www.mow.org.za
Tel: 086 00 00 700
Email: admin@mealsonwheels.co.za

Simply Fresh Foods

Offering a variety of prepared meals and menu options. Home delivery is available in Pretoria and Centurion area.

Web: www.simplyfreshfoods.co.za
Tel: 072 509 2612
Email: info@simplyfreshfoods.co.za

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Heart and Stroke Healthline @ 0860 1 43278 (0860 1 HEART)

Web: www.heartfoundation.co.za
Tel: 021 422 1586
Email: heart@heartfoundation.co.za

Mobility Aids and Assistive Devices Suppliers

Spinal Cord Injury Support Resources

Quad Para Association of South Africa

The QuadPara Association of South Africa (QASA) is an NPO of quadriplegics and paraplegics with the vision that all quadriplegics and paraplegics live their lives to their full potential. QASA provides products, projects and services as well as lobby and advocacy and prevention programs to ensure the vision, mission and goals are achieved.

Web: www.qasa.co.za
Tel: 031 767 0348 (Head Office)
Email: info@qasa.co.za

The National Council for Persons with Physical Disabilities in SA

NCPPDSA is a leading disability organisation with experience of enabling, supporting and enhancing the quality of life for persons with disabilities. The NCPPDSA strives to make South Africa a country where persons with disabilities have access to equal opportunities and rights.

Web: www.ncppdsa.org.za

Association for the Physically Disabled

The Association for the Physically Disabled (APD) is a registered non-profit organisation helping people with most forms of physical disability.

Web: www.apd.org.za
Tel: +27 11 646 8331/2/3/4

People for Awareness on Disability Issues

PADI is an organisation of and for people with disabilities whose main objective is to educate and create awareness on matters relating to disability

Web: www.charitysa.co.za

Recreational Resources
Driving
Mobility Aids and Assistive Devices Suppliers

Useful document: The SASCA Assistive Devices Guidelines for Persons with Mobility Impairment

Stroke & TBI Support Resources

The Stroke Aid Society

We are a SUPPORT GROUP which was founded in 1984, in order to provide help to those people who have survived a Stroke, as well as help for their families.

Web: www.strokeaid.co.za
Tel: 011 485 0235
Email: strokeaid@telkomsa.net

The Stroke Survivors Foundation

Creates a national network that provides post-discharge rehabilitation and support for stroke survivors, their families and caregivers.

Web: www.strokesurvivors.org.za
Tel: 082 889 1800
Email: info@strokesurvivors.org.za

Headway Gauteng

Headway Gauteng offers various support programmes to survivors of brain injury (BI) and their families. Headway Gauteng is able to offer information, practical advice and better understanding about what this will mean for the future and how the family can make a meaningful contribution to the recovery of the injured individual

Web: www.headwaygauteng.co.za
Tel: 011 442 5733

Brainstorm

Brainstorm is a non profit organisation that was started in 2006 by a groups of health care professionals in the Ekurhuleni region to provide education, support and services to members of the community that have suffered from strokes, traumatic brain injuries or any brain related conditions.

Web: Brainstorm | Facebook
Tel: 081 385 8949

BrainLife

BrainLife (formerly known as Headway Tshwane) is a non-profit and non-government organisation that offers group therapy, counselling and support for people affected by brain injury.

Web: BrainLife | Facebook
Tel: 061 632 2498

Stroke Support Group Pretoria

We are a social support group catering to the needs of people who have had strokes or closed brain injuries. We offer emotional support and upliftment to those who are struggling to cope with their changed lives as we have all experienced what they are going through.

Web: www.strokesupport.co.za
Tel: 084 270 4507

Heart and Stroke Foundation

We are a social support group catering to the needs of people who have had strokes or closed brain injuries. We offer emotional support and upliftment to those who are struggling to cope with their changed lives as we have all experienced what they are going through.

Web: www.heartfoundation.co.za
Tel: 021 422 1586
Email: heart@heartfoundation.co.za

The National Council for Persons with Physical Disabilities in SA

NCPPDSA is a leading disability organisation with experience of enabling, supporting and enhancing the quality of life for persons with disabilities. The NCPPDSA strives to make South Africa a country where persons with disabilities have access to equal opportunities and rights.

Web: www.ncppdsa.org.za

Association for the Physically Disabled

The Association for the Physically Disabled (APD) is a registered non-profit organisation helping people with most forms of physical disability.

Web: www.apd.org.za
Tel: +27 11 646 8331/2/3/4

People for Awareness on Disability Issues

PADI is an organisation of and for people with disabilities whose main objective is to educate and create awareness on matters relating to disability.

Web: www.charitysa.co.za

Mobility Aids and Assistive Devices Suppliers