Assisted Living For The Elderly

We take care of those who matter


Welcome to a Place You’ll Love to Call Home

Mattanja Home for the Elderly is an assisted living Home that is situated in the heart of Gansbaai. Residents who are in their golden years are assured of around-the-clock monitoring, and professional nursing care. This home away from home provides three wholesome meals a day and menu planning is done by a qualified nutritionist. Furthermore, the staff at Mattanja Home for the Elderly are always ready to assist with personal grooming so that residents can fully enjoy their golden years with the dignity they deserve.

A Labour Of Love

At Mattanja we believe that caregiving is a labour of love, which requires special people and just the right touch. For us it’s a calling and lifestyle.

We fully understand that caring for a relative can be a very stressful experience. When the time comes, our highly trained pasionate and professional medical personnel and caregivers are ready to take over this major responsibility; giving not only physical, but also emotional support – giving you peace of mind that your loved ones are in the best care possible.

Mattanja is where you choose to live your life – on your terms – no matter your limitations due to aging.

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A Lovely Environment & Surroundings


Mattanja is situated in the beautiful village of Gansbaai in the Western Cape Province of South Africa.

Gansbaai is a fishing town and popular tourist destination in the Overberg District Municipality. It is known for its dense population of great white sharks and as a whale-watching location.

The Overstrand council governs the southwestern coast of the Overberg, from Pringle Bay to Pearly Beach; its headquarters are in Hermanus but there is an office in Gansbaai.

Mattanja's facilities has been designed to perfectly fit into this environment with beautiful gardens and a near vicinity to the ocean.

Care & Attention

Residents are always encouraged to be as independent as possible, but should a need arise, we are prepared to offer help at any time. Recognizing the needs, strengths, and limitations of our residents, Mattanja is especially well-suited to assist with daily cares, enriching their quality of life and enabling them to enjoy a full, active, and meaningful lifestyle.

Assisted Living

Each home offers unique services and amenities specifically designed with the individuals in mind. Mattanja offers single and companion bedrooms in an assisted living environment. We really strive to maintain an at-home environment that you have grown accustomed to.


Mattanja offers a wide variety of continuous activities. We offer three daily activities in the home that include games, puzzles, crafts, and many other fulfilling choices. We also have weekly outings for shopping, church service, and other community events.

Stress-Free Transition

Whether you or a loved one is making the decision to move into assisted living, IntegriCare is here to help guide you in finding the right solution that best meets your needs. Our dedicated professionals work to make it an easy and seamless transition for everyone involved.

Home-like Atmosphere

We strive to create an environment that is representative of home; one that is warm and caring and safe. We are not just an ordinary old age home, Mattanja is where you are able to live with individuals who share common interests and life experiences. You will be able to enjoy healthy, home-cooked meals, a common living and dining area to share with your new friends as well as fun activities on a daily basis. Our trained staff are on hand to ensure that you receive only the best possible treatment and care at Mattanja.

Continual On-Site Staff

Our home is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with trusted, hand picked caregivers who are professional doctors and nurses. Our integrated call system allows you to call for assistance with a simple push of a button should you need it. Our round-the-clock care ensures that no matter the situation, we will have a trained and equipped professional on hand to assist our residents. Because we have continual on-site caregivers at Mattanja, you can rest assured that your loved one will always be well looked after.

Trusted Professionals

Mattanja prides itself on having not only well trained staff, but rather passionate caregivers who are professional and friendly as well. Our caregivers are experienced, skilled, continually trained, and have obtained approved certifications. We screen and carefully choose those who are compassionate and personable and have a great desire to help others. The caregivers at Mattanja certainly do become like extended family and are willing to assist you should you have any concerns or questions.

Respite Care

Respite care is temporary relief that allows the primary caregiver of an elder time away and a short rest period. We offer respite care to give you, the primary caregiver, to allow you a break from the demands of care giving responsibilities. Respite residents are still able to enjoy all the care and amenities at Mattanja, whilst you are assured that they are in a safe and secure environment. We understand the enormous responsibility it is to care for an Elder, and thus make respite care available so that you can give back to yourself so that you can continue to care for your loved one.

Get In Touch

At Mattanja we take pride in our customer service and satisfaction. Please use any of our easily available methods to reach out to us.

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