Caring for the elderly for over 30 years.


Welcome to HADCA

Howick and District Council for the Care of the Aged (HADCA) is a not-for-profit organisation based in Howick in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. We've been in the business of caring for the elderly in Howick and surrounds for over 30 years, and provide a wide range of retirement and residential accommodation units. As well as providing a wide range of retirement and residential accommodation units, HADCA's community based nursing team is kept busy tending to the needs of our elderly in the community.

Hayfields House

HADCA AGM: 26 September 2019

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the HOWICK and DISTRICT COUNCIL for the CARE of the AGED will be held at the Elizabeth Gardens Dining Room, Greendale House, 33 Amber Avenue at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday 26th September 2019.

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Retirement Cottages

Retirement Cottages

HADCA's retirement accommodation consists of 69 retirement cottages at Elizabeth Gardens, 38 cottages at Midmar Gardens, and 26 cottages at Hayfields Gardens.

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Residential Units

Residential Units

HADCA's residential accommodation consists of 33 residential units providing sheltered care at The Cloisters, and two Frail Care Facilities at The Mews (15 beds) and Greendale House (58 beds).

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“Old age ain't no place for sissies.”

- Bette Davis -

Latest news from HADCA (and our residents)

Greendale House Spring Day

Greendale House celebrated the arrival of spring with a tea party among the azaleas. Have a look at some of our residents’ beautiful gardens – it has been a long, dry winter but we all wait with bated breath for the rains to come!

Plenty to celebrate!

Friday the 14th February 2014 saw a triple celebration at Hayfields House. Firsty, it was the fifth birthday of the home earlier in the month. Happy Birthday dear home, we were thinking of all the memories that have been made during those years!

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