5 Langa Place, Lamontville, Durban, 4027, South Africa
+27 71 451 7551

About us

We are a registered charity (Reg No. 138-129NPO, June 2015) based in Lamontville, Durban, South Africa.  Our services, however, have been sought by people as far as as Eastern Cape and Gauteng.  

Our primary aim is to ensure that people with dementia and those that care for them live well. Understanding and supporting individuals with dementia is crucial for their well-being and the well-being of their carers and loved ones. 

We focus on those living in disadvantaged communities, however we work with people from all walks of life. Our clients come from mostly eThekwini Metropolitan area, Durban, but we have worked with people from as far as Eastern Cape and Gauteng.

Our specialist dementia advisors offer bespoke advice and support to individuals and their families. This helps them to cope with the ever changing challenges posed by the illness and enables them to stay at home in familiar environment with their loved ones for as long as possible.  

These numbers tell the story

Our numbers tell the story
At LangaPlace2
Hospital  referrals/month
Enquiries received/ year
Families supported/ year
Carers' workshops/year

What our clients say

Without BMF I do not know how my family would have coped looking after my mother-in-law. BMF helped us understand what was happening and things have improved enormously¬

Mrs Nxumalo
Mrs Nxumalo Carer

BMF came in when we were at wits end with regards to my sister. They gave us advice on how to handle the challenges we were facing through the phone and visits. Now the situation is so much better and less stressful.¬

Mum Jabu Carer for sister

Our organization works with the elderly. BMF has given our care givers training on dementia. Our improved understanding of dementia and mental health has translated into improved service delivery to our clients.¬†¬

Mr Ngidi Manager