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CANSA Mkhuhla Care Home

CANSA Mkhuhla Care Home

DSC02606Located in Durban, CANSA Mkhuhla Care Home is a wonderful home-from-home to cancer patients receiving cancer treatment far away from their own homes.

Established in 1975, CANSA Mkhuhla Care Home ensures a warm and welcome stay for our patients and their care-givers in well equipped, comfortable bedrooms and they have access to a secure garden setting or can relax in our lounge.

The dedicated staff members provide meals and transport to and from treatment centres, as well as psychological support through individual and group counselling, recreational activities and fellowship with other patients. Spiritual support is also provided in non-denominational prayer meetings.

Peace of mind is one of the most important support structures for patients far away from their natural support system during the duration of treatment, which could take up to six or eight weeks. The peace of mind CANSA Mkhuhla Care Home provides to our patients adds to the peace of mind of their family members. They can rest assured that their loved ones are cared for, physically, emotionally and spiritually, in such a great environment.

Mrs Van Der Merwe describes her stay:

“It is very nice here – the home is lovely and clean and the food is excellent. The staff are friendly and helpful. My home is 6 hours drive from Durban and staying at the Mkhuhla Care Home has made it possible for me to have treatment for my cancer. I thank God for this home and the people who work here. I have enjoyed the prayer groups and also the Support Group, where we heard a talk on nutrition for people living with cancer by a dietician. I am looking forward to next weeks craft group. To people with cancer, I would say , ‘Keep your courage, keep your faith, keep taking the treatment and keep on going!’”

Services Offered at CANSA Mkhuhla Care Home:

  • Accommodation in comfortable rooms with 29 beds for cancer patients and their carers
  • Three balanced meals per day
  • Meals adapted to the medical needs of the patient
  • Daily transport to and from treatment centres
  • Ministers of religion from various denominations to render spiritual support
  • A weekly Craft Support Group is held
  • CANSA Mkhuhla Care Home staff and volunteers arrange social gatherings and outings

At the CANSA Mkhuhla Care Home the care of your loved ones during their stay is our responsibility and we encourage all cancer patients to make use of this incredible CANSA Care Home.

For bookings or more information, contact the CANSA Mkhuhla Care Home on 031 -205 9525.

619 Umbilo Road, Durban, 4001
P.O. Box 17173, Congelia, 4013

One Comment

  • Tracey says:

    I had a friend staying at Mkhuhla House many years ago , and now have another friend in the care of your system . I am so grateful that there are still facilities in Durban to care for cancer patients with the dignity and attention they deserve . You are doing amazing work . Thank you .

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