Giving Back: the joy of volunteering and donating

Giving Back: the joy of volunteering and donating

It’s an old truth and a sure truth that says nothing gives you more pleasure than when you give to others. While assisting charities and those who are struggling adds fundamental purpose to one’s life, it actually achieves more than that. Giving creates a worldwide...
Get to know: Sr Veronica Dirks

Get to know: Sr Veronica Dirks

Sr. Veronica was born and grew up in Ceres and completed her nursing studies at Groote Schuur hospital and furthermore received her maternity training at the Peninsula Maternity Hospital.  Thereafter she spent years working at, among others, Tygerberg Hospital, Ceres...
Meet our special residents: Rory Boer

Meet our special residents: Rory Boer

“Rory is our shadow and our anchor to reality. A reminder to what life is really about. We keep our heads held high despite challenges, sometimes with much effort, but we get there.” Rory (30) has been a resident at Sunfield Home for 12 years and is an adult with Down...
Meet our special residents: Louise Ozrovech

Meet our special residents: Louise Ozrovech

Louise Ozrovech is the youngest daughter of Solly and Barbara Ozrovech and one of three children. During the first five months of her life she had three operations, one of them being a three-hour long operation to remove a part of her skull in her forehead that was...
Sunfield Home Part of Down Syndrome Study for CPUT

Sunfield Home Part of Down Syndrome Study for CPUT

Dr Pieter Boer, a lecturer at CPUT and his team conducted research on the importance of exercise for individuals with Down syndrome (DS) and used some of the residents at Sunfield Home Wellington in his research. The importance of exercise for individuals with Down...
Bly te kenne: Elmarie van Schalkwyk

Bly te kenne: Elmarie van Schalkwyk

“Ons spesiale inwoners vra nie baie nie. Hul soek net liefde en omgee, drukkies en ‘n glimlag. Hul het niks meer as dit nodig om hul gelukkig te maak nie. Die mensdom is verskriklik materialisties en vergeet wat werklike geluk is. By Sunfield Home kan jy hierdie geluk...
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