Real Estate Investor | Assisted Living and Frail Care in a quality Life-Right environment

23 March 2023

The hugely successful Helderberg Manor Retirement Village based in Somerset West, a prestigious collection of houses and garden apartments, has officially opened its Healthcare Centre managed by well known leaders in high quality healthcare and wellness solutions, Medwell SA.

Hein Ehlers, founder and Group CEO of the Devmark Property Group, continues that “Medwell SA is an established home health care provider and service company with a national footprint. The company is currently managing the healthcare services of 14 retirement and lifestyle estates across South Africa and comes highly recommended.”

Executive Director of Medwell SA, Gerhard Lombard, adds that the company is contracted with medical schemes to provide managed home nursing and care service within the comfort of a person’s home. “We engage directly with medical schemes to unlock funding for certain care and nursing services on the client’s behalf, all depending on each medical scheme’s rules.

The newly launched 50 Assisted Living Suites will be sold on a Life Right basis, with suites varying from one bedroom with an ensuite bathroom to double bedrooms with an ensuite bathroom, lounge and kitchenette. It will offer all the benefits of living independently in the welcoming retirement community of Helderberg Manor whilst having help close at hand.

Prices start at R1 185 000.

Life Rights has many advantages:

  • No transfer duties
  • No VAT
  • No Bond registration costs
  • Life time occupation
  • Fully maintained and managed environment.

We strongly believe that retirement estates should offer support for all the different phases of your retirement, especially if one becomes immobile or ill, healthcare must be on hand.

“Frail Care Packages offered by Medwell at Helderberg Manor include:

  • Single rooms with shared bathrooms starting at R25500
  • Single rooms with ensuite bathrooms from R25 900 per month
  • and shared rooms for couples from R18 000 per month.

Cost for other services offered in the Assisted Living and independent units vary according to requirements and can be tailored made to suit the client’s needs. Individuals not residing on the estate can also be accommodated in the care centre.

Home & frail care services

  • Nursing staff on duty 24/7 – constant monitoring
  • Nutritional meals 3 times a day
  • Laundry Carers for Personal hygiene & incontinence
  • Mobility assistance
  • Dementia stagerelated mental and social programmes and activities
  • Medication management and administering of medication
  • Exercise and relaxation activities
  • Set programmes to promote social interaction
  • Chronic disease management

Developed by the respected Devmark Property Group, Helderberg Manor is situated in Heritage Park, a 200 hectare private estate, complete with its own houses, schools, shops, places of worship, parks and waterways at the foot of the picturesque Helderberg Mountain.

Ehlers concludes that the success of Helderberg Manor lies in the fact that it offers retirees everything they need.”We all know that location is of the utmost importance. Helderberg Manor is situated close to the scenic winelands of Somerset West and Stellenbosch, beaches, shops and restaurants. Furthermore, all the amenities have been completed including the clubhouse, library, Assisted Living Suites and 24hour medical care all located in beautifully landscaped gardens.

It remains one of our most successful developments to date. Our residents are active, social and enjoy life to the fullest, and our garden and house cleaning services give residents the opportunity to lead a lockup and go lifestyle.

Somerset West is and will always be a very popular destination for retirement. Together with our facilities and security, holistic healthcare services on offer and the availability of home based care services, it definitely makes for an attractive retirement investment.

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