Basic Care defined as:
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Full Shower, Bath or Full Wash Daily
  • Mouth, Hair and Nail Care
  • Toilet Routine Management
  • Nursing care from 3 times a day to 24 x 7 according to need
  • Balanced catering from coffee and rusk in bed, 3 x meals, tea and coffee 24 x 7 and late night snack
  • Cleaning room / Flat & Laundry
  • Medication Administration
  • Nappy Administration
  • Stimulation Activities Physically, Mentally & Spiritually


Safety & Security is part of our ongoing non-stop care for our Residents. We want them to live in a safe, happy, homely environment with abundant friends. This will only be possible if we have all the necessary Safety & Security in place.

We offer all our residents in all our Accommodation a sense of feeling safe and secured, as the summary below.

  • 24/7 Access Control on the premises
  • 24/7 Access Control to buildings
  • Only 1 entry point to buildings at Risk Management Office
  • Hourly patrols 24/7 outside of the building
  • Ongoing patrols 24/7 inside the building
  • Recording of all vehicles entering and exiting
  • Sign in of all visitors, suppliers and contractors
  • Staff trained in Health & Safety & Security and Emergencies
  • 24/7 Reception and Risk Management Office
  • 24/7 CCTV Monitoring
  • 24/7 Fire Detection System
  • Health & Safety Initiatives
  • Wireless Nurse Call
  • Electronic Payments no cash in hand no risk
  • Universal telephone system in all Rooms/Flats
  • Comprehensive key control
  • Electric fencing installation in progress
  • Management living on premises


We want our Residents to feel that PlumRus is their home, therefor we have available amenities to use to their advantage. They can use it to entertain their guest or to enjoy the Events hosted by PlumRus for their Residents.

We have the following Amenities in our premises, as the summary below.

  • The Protea Coffee Shop
  • The Bargain Shop
  • PlumRus Library
  • PlumRus DVD Library
  • Big hall and entertainment area
  • 3 Foyers with a Pool Table, Tennis Table and Recreational Room
  • 5 Lounges with everyday Movies & Music
  • 200 Seat Event Hall
  • Courtyard for 1000 people at PlumRus East – assisted living
  • Courtyard for 100 people at PlumRus West – frail care


Our Residents are able to go out and about to where they need to be by using the PlumRus transport.

Our transport can be booked in advance and in emergencies it will be available. Our transport is comfortable, safe, and reliable. We offer the following transport:

  • Shopping trips Tuesday & Thursday weekly
  • Trips to and from the Churches
  • Trips to and from the Hospital
  • Trips to and from the Doctors/dentist
  • Various of outing on a Monthly basis
  • All other reasonable requests by Residents
  • Emergency Trips when and if needed


We offer our residents several of activities to join in on a daily basis for Spiritual and Comprehensive stimulation, examples for this is as the summary below:

Spiritual Program

  • Bible Studies
  • Prayer Meetings
  • Sunday Services
  • One Hour for Jesus
  • Sondagaand Dienste
  • Gospel Concerts

Comprehensive Stimulation

  • Library
  • Food Market monthly
  • Special Tea’s
  • All day TV, Music, Movies, NetFlix, Showmax and YouTube in lounges
  • Croquet, Table Tennis, Pool and Darts
  • Scrapple, Chess, Rummi, Bridge and other board games
  • Gym Trim and Action Entertainment


PlumRus Residents has the option of opening a Resident account for Pocket/Spending money with our Accountant to be cash less on the premises. Money can be drawn Monday to Thursday from 09h00 to 12h00 and Fridays from 10h30 to 12h30.

We send our residents monthly statements to confirm that all transactions was done.

Credit Card machine for credit card payments at Risk Management office or Protea Coffee Shop. bsmart card holders also welcome.


PlumRus Care Services is committed to providing support to our Residents when needed.


  • Day Shift – 8, 10, or 12 hours
  • Night Shift – 12 hours
  • Up to 7 days a week

Home Base Care includes:

  • Basic Care (including oral hygiene, shower/bath, hair/nail care, medication administration)
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Assist with Meals
  • Medication Guidance and Reminders
  • Stimulation Activities
  • Companionship

For more information on these services please contact us on 021-761 2323 or email info@plumrus.co.za.

Laundry Services

We have a fully functioning laundry on the premises operating 7 days a week.

  • Weekly scheduled laundry services to all residents
  • Special care and treatment of contaminated laundry
  • Proper ironing of garments
  • Our laundry processes are in line with Health and Safety standards

Domestic Services

Our domestic carers are trained to provide our residents with a clean and safe living environment.

  • Weekly scheduled cleaning services to residents living space
  • Ensure that residents living space is safe (furniture kept to minimum and arranged to avoid injury hazards)