Homely premises in the heart of Linden, Hodnett House is a home away from home, with a state-of-the-art sensory room and serene sensory garden.
Each individual follows a holistic programme of activities that caters to their ongoing scholastic, vocational, leisure, social and emotional needs.
To be available to all members of society, regardless of their financial circumstances.
To provide information to the families and facilitate integration into the wider community if possible and placement at residential facilities.
Donations have helped fund various projects such as our beautiful sensory garden, buying outdoor sensory equipment, creating a sensory room, funding weekly activities such as dancing and drama.DONATE NOW
Assist with activities such as pottery, baking and cooking.
We participate in various fundraising initiatives such as Casual Day and 947 Ride Joburg.
Hodnett House hosts a tea garden every Thursday morning from 10am-12pm. The adults bake delicious savouries and sweets as well as serve as waiters. This is a fun way for them to connect with the wider community.
To ensure that the functional academic skill that people have attained are maintained and further developed.
As communication is so vital, Hodnett House incorporates sign language and other AAC strategies to support people who are non-verbal and face communication challenges.
Current affairs and general knowledge, as well as theme activities related to the world around us, which are of interest to the people attending Hodnett House.
To maintain and further develop self-help and independence skills related to basic housekeeping, cooking & baking and gardening activities.
For those who can, we facilitate job training.
These groups cover various personal development issues such as hygiene, ‘stranger danger’, choices & decision-making, friendships & sexuality, etc.
Groups are sent weekly to JATA for drama & role-playing sessions.
It is important that people develop hobbies and interests. These include:
Puzzle-building, knitting, loom knitting, card, board and table games, adult colouring-in activities, word searches, etc.
Outings from time to time and if possible, camps.
Activities are based on the strengths, weaknesses and interests of the people at Hodnett House. This includes walking, gym-type physical exercise activities, adaptive sports, swimming and dancing.
These are included for relaxation and enjoyment and are also aimed at making goods to sell at market days. These include baked goods, beading, etc.
State of the art sensory room
Private physiotherapy available
40 South Road Linden
Please use the entrance
in 1st Street.