Home Based Care Training

The home based care project enables Utho Ngathi implementing a programme to regular follow up with persons with disabilities and their family to ensure that the awareness created is having the necessary impact. Family and community members are helped to understand disability and how to give the support and development that can make a huge difference to persons with disabilities and themselves. Utho Ngathi keeps touch with these households to continually assess progress and give ongoing assistance.

“Development” has been defined as the “unlocking of hidden potentials” in persons. Through this project person with disabilities are to be assessed in respect of their health status and the progress made with their disability. In addition, the family members and care givers are trained in basic therapy, inclusive

practices and disability management. This project aims to encourage families of persons with disabilities and community members to actively involve persons with disabilities in family and community life while at the same time promoting activities that allows them to develop their skills and manage their disability to the full potential.

Utho Ngathi has developed a Home Based Care Training Manual and a well-equipped Home Based Care Kid Bag to attend to the specific needs of individual persons with disabilities. Trained home based carers carry out regular visits to persons with disabilities and give guidance and support to persons with disabilities and their families.

Equipping with skills                            4 Skills Based Modules 

From the 9th to the 13th of March 2020 Utho Ngathi Disability Projects trained 12 Young People from Soweto in Home Based Care for Persons with Disabilities. Our own Home Based Care Manual was used for this 5 Day training. 12 Young People from Soweto attended our Training and gained knowledge and practical experience on 4 Modules, essential for the Home Based Care for Persons with Disabilities and their Families. The content of the training equipped the Learners for the Home Based Care Training Practical in House Holds of Persons with Disabilities.

Module 1: Training in Physical Health Care Needs for Persons with Disabilities

Module 2: Training in the Interpersonal Relationship with Persons with Disabilities and their Family Members

Module 3: Training in Social Encounters with Persons with Disabilities and Family Members 

Module 4: Training in Accessibility and Access related Aspects

Our learners were very interested and eager to learn more about Disabilities and the importance of Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in the daily life of our communities. We are planning to involve these 12 young people in our Home Based Care Project within Soweto. We have to develop a fundraising strategy for this important project.


3795A Nkom Ya Hlaba Street
Orlando East, Soweto, 1804

+27(0) 10 110 7338



Utho Ngathi Disability Projects NPO
Bank : First National Bank
Account no : 62858479431
Branch code : 258623
Swift Code: FIRNZAJJ