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January 21, 2024

During this Skin Cancer Awareness Month, spanning from December 1 to January 31, prioritize sun safety and empower yourself with knowledge about the risks associated with sunlight and its rays. As per the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA), South Africa ranks second globally in skin cancer incidence, following Australia. Additionally, the country has one […]

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May 1, 2023
Honouring Mothers and Strengthening Family Bonds

We are thrilled to announce that May has arrived, and with it begins a month of love, appreciation and celebration for our wonderful residents and their families.  As the CEO of Fleurenville Aged Care, I am proud to share that our team has collectively launched various initiatives to make this month memorable for our seniors […]

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April 1, 2023
Relaxing into Easter

CELEBRATING HOPE AND NEW BEGINNINGS As we enter the Easter season, we at Fleurenville Aged Care look forward to celebrating the values of kindness, compassion and community that are at the heart of our mission to provide the best possible care to our residents. This time of the year is filled with joy, hope and […]

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March 1, 2023
Living a healthy and active life

With March marking the beginning of autumn, we are reminded of the importance of living a healthy and active life. At Fleurenville Aged Care, we believe that healthy ageing is about more than just physical health. It's about having a sense of purpose, staying engaged with the world around us, and embracing new experiences and […]

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February 1, 2023
The month of love and appreciation

February is the month of love and appreciation, and we at Fleurenville Aged Care would like to express our love and appreciation for each one of you. As the CEO of Fleurenville, I'm proud to say that we strive to provide the best possible care for our elderly residents and strive to meet the unique […]

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January 1, 2023
Resilience and Optimism

As Fleurenville's executive director, I am continually amazed at the resilience and determination of our residents. As we begin the new year, I want to reflect on all we have accomplished in the past year and look ahead to the exciting opportunities and challenges. I am filled with optimism and hope for the future of […]

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December 1, 2022
Unlock The Holiday Spirit

As the holidays approach, we are surrounded by enthusiasm, anticipation and excitement. The streets and houses light up with the colours of Christmas. Stores glitter with the wonders of the season to entice shoppers to buy. Family gatherings, parties, and endless holiday treats beckon us to eat, drink and be merry. And while the holidays […]

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November 1, 2022
Living Healthy As A Senior Citizen

Ageing is an inevitable stage of life, so how do you focus on your well-being? Which lifestyle changes do you adopt to ensure you're living your best life? Senior citizens have a lot of wisdom and experience but also experience some unique challenges when it comes to staying healthy. Regular exercise and a nutritious diet […]

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October 1, 2022
To age well is to age gracefully

What it means for each generation to age well has changed over the decades. As societal norms change, so do expectations about how people should feel or behave. The goal of successful ageing is always to age gracefully. So what does it mean to age well or gracefully? Ageing gracefully means finding an optimal balance […]

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August 1, 2022
Eighty is the new 20!

After completing 22.547 km (about 14 miles) on a bike within one hour, 105-year-old cyclist Robert Marchand said: "I'm not a phenomenon. I'm not looking to make progress. When you get up over 100 years, you can't mess around… Tonight, I'll party with all my friends." Words to live by. The world's population is changing […]

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July 1, 2022
Reinventing Old Age

The irony of our times is that older people, who were traditionally respected for their wisdom as prophets and leaders, are now a source of anxiety for the future. We must change our mindset that ageing can be positive rather than negative. Discarding old stereotypes, we must change our institutions and policies to reflect older […]

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June 1, 2022
The link between relationships and ageing

From shared joys and heartache to love and growth, the ins and outs of our close relationships can shape our health and well-being throughout our lives. It is often simple to see how relationships can affect us emotionally, but loved ones can also influence our physical health and longevity in ways the naked eye may […]

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May 23, 2022
Elderly Awareness Month

The celebration of the day of older persons is done to create awareness and empathy regarding the well-being of the elderly. People usually celebrate the day by spending time with their grandparents, visiting old age homes and treating them. Let us thank God for giving us the protection and love of our elders. Let us […]

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May 1, 2022
Reimagine Aged Care

Fleurenville Aged Care, Pretoria's largest premium aged care provider, introduced a few new add-ons to our facilities that will indeed unify our residents, employees and key stakeholders to achieve our shared mission, values, and brand. Fleurenville continues to build on a legacy of providing personalised solutions for our residents and their families at every ageing […]

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April 1, 2022
Incredible Health Partnership

As we think back over our lives, there have been startling improvements in health management. We know better now what we should consume or not consume. We understand how important it is is to keep our bodies moving. We have so much more information to guide us in making choices about our life and lifestyle. […]

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March 1, 2022
Setting Goals

Goal setting is a vital process in care planning. It allows your care team (including external health providers like your doctor or pharmacist) to better understand your needs and preferences. It also offers an opportunity for positive reinforcement when goals are met or exceeded and a chance to review or change planned care goals. Goal […]

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February 1, 2022
Honouring Long Lives with Passion

It has been an incredible journey of honouring the lives of so many extraordinary individuals with advocacy, support, hands‐on help, and my heart. The stories of our residents here at Fleurenville Aged Care have become part of me...they have enriched my life and those of my staff.  Over these past years, I have seen sad […]

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January 3, 2022
Positive Aging: Blueprint for Your Future 

How do you feel about growing old? For some, it's a scary time filled with lots of changes and even loneliness.  But it doesn't need to be that way. In fact, it shouldn't. Research produces many reports on how we can slow down the negative parts of ageing and increase the positives of living our […]

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December 15, 2021
A Holiday Message from our CEO

For many of us, December is the beginning of the holiday season with the familiar traditions of food, family and friends. At Fleurenville, tradition extends far beyond the holiday season. It is a time to pause. And reflect. And count our many blessings in life. Recalibrating. Recharging. And refocusing on what is important in life. […]

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November 1, 2021
The Right Decision

There is much to consider when choosing a new home for a loved one. At Fleurenville, we want to help you find comfort knowing you've made the right decision. We've all been through a lot during this last year and a half. But just when we started feeling ready to ditch the masks for good […]

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October 1, 2021
The Journey to Dignified Ageing

On the 1st of October, Fleurenville joins the international community to commemorate the International Day of Older Persons. We continue to celebrate this occasion to acknowledge the contribution, past and present, of our elderly men and women in the development of our country, and we celebrate our seniors and the key role they play in […]

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September 24, 2021
Let's Celebrate Heritage Day

In his address marking Heritage Day in 1996, former President Nelson Mandela stated: "When our first democratically-elected government decided to make Heritage Day one of our national days, we did so because we knew that our rich and varied cultural heritage has a profound power to help build our new nation." This powerful proclamation defines […]

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August 9, 2021
Creating a Sense of Purpose

Women's history is our country's history — and world history. Therefore, as South Africa commemorates Women's Month in August, I would also like to celebrate the achievements, contributions, and progress of women and girls in South Africa and around the globe. In our nation, as in all nations, women have fought for justice, shattered barriers, […]

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July 5, 2021
Live the legacy

There is something extraordinary about being able to contribute to the greater good. No one has made it through life without someone else's help. You never know how much someone will touch your life or you will touch theirs, and in this small act, the voice of our seniors is put into action. These actions shape […]

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May 15, 2021
Grateful for Greater Well-Being

Every day when I wake up, I take a few moments to think about all I am grateful for in my life. My loving family and friends, my health, enjoying the simple things in life as they happen and having another day to help others. There is no better way to start the day – […]

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March 26, 2021
Employee Appreciation Day at Fleurenville Aged Care Centre, Montana, Pretoria

Pretoria, 26 March 2021: The event was hosted to pay homage to their employees for their hard work, resilience, sheer heart, and determination to fight the COVID-19 pandemic during difficult and uncertain times. Everyone was reminded and amazed that it has been a whole year since President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the level 5 national lockdown in […]

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March 8, 2021
Easing the Transition into an Aged Care Facility

Pretoria, 8 March 2021 After deciding to move an elderly family member to an aged care facility, you may feel apprehensive about the coming changes and challenges. Jan Heystek, CEO of Fleurenville Aged Care Centre, explains how you can make the transition easier for everyone involved. The first thing that the older person’s family can […]

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March 1, 2021
COVID-19: Level 1 Lockdown Regulations

1 March 2021 In terms of the Disaster Management Act, and the adjustment to level 1 (published in the Government Gazette 44201 of 28 February 2021) – “controlled visits by members of the public to older persons residential facilities, are prohibited, except to the extent and in the manner directed by the relevant Cabinet member”. […]

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February 17, 2021
COVID-19: Extended Level 3 Lockdown Regulations to 15 March 2021

17 February 2021 In terms of the Disaster Management Act, and the adjusted level 3 regulations during Coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown extended to 15 March 2021, (published in the Government Gazette 44159 of 13 February 2021) – “controlled visits by members of the public to older persons residential facilities, are prohibited, except to the extent and […]

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February 13, 2021
How Can Occupational Therapy Benefit the Elderly and Frail?

Pretoria, 3 February 2021: Occupational therapy has endless benefits for the elderly. As we age, the body and mind no longer work the way they used to. Ageing is an inevitable fate for those of us lucky enough to see old age, and there is nothing we can do to stop it. Still, there is a […]

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January 15, 2021
Coronavirus and Fleurenville Update

15 January 2021 With the announcement of the extension of South Africa’s adjusted level 3 lockdown, Fleurenville has realised the devastating effect that this has on our residents’ wellbeing. As stated by the President, Gauteng’s infections are growing exponentially and rising with people returning after the holiday season. This statement is supported by the figures […]

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January 5, 2021
Fleurenville Measures Relating to COVID-19

Fleurenville, Aged Care Centre, is conscious of the evolving second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. While we understand that visits are essential to our residents’ well-being, we believe that our residents and staff’s health and safety are of utmost importance and have therefore decided to temporarily cancel all visits to our facility.Fleurenville has further decided […]

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December 15, 2020
Making the Difficult Decision to Put a Loved One in a Care Facility

It’s never an easy decision to make, but the time comes when you have to admit that caring for your loved one on your own is too complicated and it may be time to move them to an aged care facility. There are many reasons to come to this decision, but it is not easy […]

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December 3, 2020
Why Assessments Matter When Choosing Aged Care

Pretoria, 3 December 2020: When deciding to move an elderly loved one to an aged care facility, it is essential to remember that some people need more care – or a different kind of care to others. Someone who requires frail care will need a different level of care to a patient with Alzheimer’s or dementia. […]

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October 21, 2020
Understanding Aged Care

Pretoria, 21 October 2020: Confusing a retirement home or home for the elderly with the functions of an aged care facility happens frequently. Each provides completely different levels of aged care and levels of specialisation in frail care or ailments such as dementia. A lack of understanding of what level of care is required for an […]

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September 14, 2020
The Impact of Isolation on the Elderly

Pretoria, 14 September 2020: Fleurenville Aged Care Centre has highlighted the emotional and mental strain of the lockdown on our elderly. Although we all feel that we have a lot on our plates right now, providing support to our elderly will be crucial. Although we have moved to Stage 2, the elderly are still in isolation […]

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September 1, 2020
Spring has Sprung at Fleurenville!

To celebrate the arrival of springtime this year, we held a special spring day celebration exclusively for our residents. What could be better to chase away the lock-down blues than a spring day event filled with fun activities and entertainment. On 1st September 2020, the Fleurenville care team gave our residents a much-needed break from […]

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March 23, 2020
Checking in with our residents during lock-down!

The lockdown period has no doubt been tough for our residents without being able to have visits with their families. None the less, they are all keeping busy and keeping their spirits up! Here is a poem from one of our residents – and we think this sums up how we all feel at this […]

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March 23, 2020
Couples time during lock-down!

Our residents are finding ways to keep busy during lock-down. Our staff continue to do what they can to keep everyone’s spirits up while maintaining safety.

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March 23, 2020
Coronavirus and Fleurenville Update - 23 March 2020

STATUS IN SOUTH AFRICAThe number of cases in South Africa has grown to 402. It has been confirmed that 207 of these cases are in Gauteng province. Based on frequent communications from the government, Fleurenville will be in complete self-isolation with immediate effect. WHAT DOES SELF ISOLATION MEAN FOR FLEURENVILLE?No resident may leave Fleurenville or […]

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March 15, 2020
Fleurenville Aged Care Centre Response to Coronavirus

On 15th March President Ramaphosa provided South Africa with a clear and concise action plan relating to Covid-19, declaring it a national disaster. As citizens of South Africa it is up to all of us to implement these measures to the best of our ability. Fleurenville would like to assure you that we are committed […]

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February 27, 2020
Fleurenville Honoured by Visit from India-Based Expert

On 27th February 2020, Fleurenville had the honour of being visited by Dr K.R. Gangadharan, founder of the Heritage Medical Centre, a private geriatric healthcare facility in Hyderabad, India. Dr Gangadharan approached Fleurenville management in early 2020 as he was interested in seeing our facility and learning more about our care model. This level of […]

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October 23, 2019

Once a month we gather in the Bateleur to celebrate the birthdays of residents during that month. All residents are invited to attend this special occasion. The meeting was opened by Matron Potgieter. She welcomed all attendees in her normal charismatic demeanour, with special mention of the birthday boys and girls. She then delivered a […]

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October 5, 2019
Spring Day - 5 October 2019

The day was a huge success and enjoyed by all. About 250 visitors shared the day with us. In conversation with a few visitors, they had only praise and appreciation for the opportunity to spend time with family in a relaxed and festive atmosphere. I have not heard a single negative comment which is truly […]

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October 1, 2019
Putt-Putt Course Launch 2019

Today we launched our new putt-putt course! The residents all took a turn to try out the 3-hole course while Heidi, our Occupational Therapist, was on hand to help everyone work on their ‘form’. The Fleurenville staff and residents extend our deepest gratitude to MRS Maintenance Risk Solutions for making this possible!

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May 11, 2019
Ladies Tea - 2019

On 11 May 2019 Fleurenville hosted a ladies tea as a way of celebrating Mother’s Day and providing ladies, their daughters and friends with a lovely Saturday morning event that we hope will become an annual fixture. Guests were entertained by musician Jakkie Louw who played some of his well-known songs – and knowing the […]

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Fleurenville ACC provides assisted living as well as the care of elderly persons in need of specialised accommodation and nursing services. We have developed a separate, highl specialised unit focused on dementia, Alzheimer’s and physical debilitation care needs.
All Aged Care
Dementia Care
Frail Care
Alzheimer Care
Daily Assisted Care
Occupational & Music Therapy
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