The herfsakker housing scheme comprises of 12 one-bedroom and two-bedroom flats and is located on the premises of the old age home. Although the residents of the housing scheme are functioning independently, they have the assurance that help is nearby in case of an emergency. All the units are equipped with panic buttons that are linked with the nurse’s station of the home. The residents of the housing scheme are encouraged to participate in the daily activity programme, social events and fundraising efforts of the home. Garden services and security services are provided to all residents of the housing scheme.
Old Age Home
The herfsakker old age home has various sections that accommodate older persons that are not dependent on sub-acute nursing care but need physical and emotional support and supervision. These residents are accommodated in single rooms with panic buttons that are linked with the nurse’s station. Although these residents are not in need of daily nursing care, the nursing team on a daily basis monitors their condition.