Founded in 1957 in Pretoria, South Africa, by the Reformed Church as the "Gereformeerde Stigting" (Reformed Foundation) and now known as Residentia, it has grown to a large organisation with 15 schemes countrywide.

Facilities include retirement resorts, old age homes, frail care centres, service centres, now also home base care, as well as a child care centre and a seaside camp site for children.   Residentia is also involved with various community projects.

As a Christian service organisation Residentia continually strives for service excellence in the provision of sustainable care for the elderly, the handicapped and the youth.

Vision / Mission

As a Christian, service organisation in Southern Africa, to endeavour and care for the welfare of the elderly, handicapped and youth in an efficient and sustainable manner


As Residentia is a non-profit organisation, donations as well as bequests are welcomed.  Please contact Head Office at +27 (0)12 341 0416 for further information.

Residentia Mirtehof - Centre for the Aged : Daspoort, Pretoria

Manager : Willie Engelbrecht

 Contact Details:
Tel:  +27 (0)12 379 9008

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The initiative to erect these facilities came from the Reformed Church (“Gereformeerde Kerk”) Daspoort in Pretoria.  They approached the then “Gereformeerde Stigting” (now Residentia) who built and managed the facilities to date.

The first resident took occupancy on 28 March 1981.


Mirtehof offers accommodation to 74 self sufficient elderly.

Conveniently situated near to shops, doctors, post office, churches, restaurants, banks, chemists, hospitals and bus routes the following facilities are available:

  • 42 bachelor flats
  • 16 one bedroom flats
  • Under cover parking
  • All flats have balconies

    Additional facilities include:

  • Well equipped dining room
  • Neat kitchen
  • Administrative offices
  • Well kept garden


  • Clinic services
  • Hospitals and clinics in vicinity
  • Social activities
  • Service vehicle
  • Library
  • Hairdresser
  • Laundry and domestic services


Manager : Mr W G (Willie) Engelbrecht

Postal address : The Manager
Residentia Mirtehof
P O Box 31994
South Africa
Telephone number : +27 (0)12 379 9008
Fax number : +27 (0)12 379 3812
Cell phone number :  083 476 5471
E-mail Address :

Residentia Mirtehof

GPS CO-ORDINATIONS : 25°42’49.32” S / 28°08’46.55” E