HADCA is experiencing ongoing problems with the telephone system at Greendale House, Mews and Cloisters, resulting in family members not being able to contact their loved ones. Until this issue is resolved, please dial 033-2391300 or 087 9447163 and then enter the four-digit number of the extension you require. HADCA apologises for this inconvenience, especially in these difficult times. We appreciate that this is extremely distressing for both the residents and their families, and hope to have the situation resolved soon.

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.”

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