Our History

Rosehaven Retirement Village

In 1967 at the initiative of Miss Joan Winder who donated R50, the members of the Rosebank Union Church voted to open a fund for the establishment of a home for the elderly. During 1968/69 fundraising commenced. In 1970 two adjacent houses in Rosebank were purchased for what became known as Rosehaven. Four residents moved into the one house, while the matron and her husband lived in the other.

Throughout its history Rosehaven has maintained a caring Christian atmosphere, largely due to its close links with Rosebank Union Church.

Three years later a church family made available to the church, at the minimal cost of R33 900, nine stands at Hurlingham Gardens, and the building of Rosehaven Retirement Village commenced. Later, in the nineties, a further two properties in St Andrews Road each with a house were incorporated. Accommodation and services, in recent years, have required refurbishment or upgrading due to general deterioration over the years.