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La Récolte April Newsletter

Updated: Mar 25, 2020

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La Récolte and the Corona Virus

Life in a Retirement Village

Resident Poem

Recipe of the month

April Fun at home

La Récolte and the corona virus


On Monday 16/03/2020 a meeting was help at La Récolte by the Board of Trustees, there was only one topic of discussion: “What steps can we take to curb the spread of the Corona Virus at La Récolte?"


This is the precautions that La Récolte have put in place:

• Sanitation stations (with a visible poster indicating this requirement) to be putt in the communal areas, including the lift entrance, front door entrances, reception and at the security gate.

We urge all residents, visitors and employees to make use of the available sanitation stations.

• All employees of La Récolte, including cleaners, medical staff, caterers, contractors and garden services has a Sanitation station in place.


Western Province Caterers Have these Precautions in place:

• Sanitation stations to be used at the end of each wash cycle.

• All cutlery, crockery, utensils and glassware are sanitized in biocide solution after it is washed.

• All vegetables are meticulously washed and sanitized before use.


What steps can I take to protect myself?

Clean your hands often

• Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place.

• Use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.

• Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

Avoid close contact

• Put distance between yourself and other people.


Did you know?

• Pick n Pay will open all its supermarkets and hypermarkets an hour earlier every Wednesday for customers over the age of 65.

• Checkers deliver groceries and drinks in 60 minutes, to use this service download the Checkers Sixty60 app on your mobile phone.


We would like to assure you that we are taking all precautions necessary to protect the health of all residents and employees at La Recolte .


Living in a Retirement Village

Have you been wondering whether it’s time to downsize but don’t know where to start? Maybe you’re starting to think your family home no longer suits your lifestyle and needs. Maintaining the home and garden might be a bit of a struggle, or your health might be declining and you’d like to live in a more supportive environment.

A retirement village could be just what you're looking for at this point in your life. Although selling up and moving out of your home might seem overwhelming, weighing up your options carefully will help you make the decision that’s right for you.

Because retirement villages are purpose-built for older people, they offer many lifestyle and practical benefits. Residents enjoy a strong sense of community, feel safe and secure and can enjoy more quality time with family and friends. Retirement villages also offer low maintenance living, easing pressure on seniors who no longer feel they can keep up with home and garden chores.

When it’s time to go on holiday, it’s easy to lock up, relax and enjoy your vacation. Regardless of your own motivation for downsizing, it’s really important you choose the retirement option that best suits your lifestyle and needs.

Resident Poem

Met dapper en stapper

As die horlosie soggens tien voor sewe slaan

Trek die dames in blok B stapskoene aan

Want presies om sewe begin die klub

Met onblusbare toewyding en ywer te stap


Die figure wissel van dun to rond

Party se eetgewoontes dalk net effens ongesond