19 Sherwood Avenue, Kenilworth, Cape Town, 7708


“Thank you very much for all the loving care you bestowed on RS. We were truly blessed to have her in Sherwood House” - A, R, S, & ES

“This is a small token of M and my appreciation for everything that you did for our mother. Everyone concerned was so kind and caring and went far beyond their call of duty” - BS

“Dear Mrs McLachlan. “Thank you and your staff for all the love and care which B. received during her stay at Sherwood House” - T B

“Dear Brenda and everyone who cared for my Dad and thank you for the T.L.C. and kindness given to him” - AM


Residents & Patients

Each resident’s requirements are carefully considered and an individual assessment is made from the comprehensive admission form, medical records and liaison with other professional services, which form part of the integral process in our arranging the right type of care.


There are spacious well-appointed lounges – complete with television sets and a small library which is ideal for entertaining family and friends. The dining rooms are bright and cheerful – making dining a social hour. There are attractive en-suite bedrooms which can have private direct dial telephones and TV’s, should they be required. Visitors, family and friends are encouraged to pop in – visiting hours are not enforced. This is to facilitate the friendly and warm environment that we have created.

You may choose from either:


  • Private rooms with en-suite bathrooms
  • Private rooms with shared bathrooms
  • Semi-private rooms (2 sharing)
  • Frail-care facilities with 24 hour nursing care


  • Semi-private (2 persons)
  • Post-operative and convalescent care in modern 4 bed wards
  • Depending on the requirements of those who stay, there are a range of magnificent private suites and wards

Services offered to patients:

  • 24 Hours nursing care & assistance by qualified and trained staff
  • Special dietary arrangements are catered for
  • Full board is provided – breakfast, lunch and dinner, plus teatimes – mornings and afternoons
  • Laundry on premises
  • Flexible visiting hours are encouraged for family and friends

Extra Services comprise:

  • Hairdressing Salon
  • Private Physiotherapist
  • Private Chiropodist
  • Pilates Classes
  • Free Financial Advice by qualified consultants

Medical Aid Cover

Note: medical aid groups will in some cases, by prior agreement, cover the nursing portion of the nursing care fees of temporary patients. In respect of certain medical conditions the costs of staying at Sherwood House are allowable for tax and receipts are issued for this purpose. 

                 “Renew the Quality of Life” = Sherwood House