Your Rights
The Rights of Older Persons

The following rights of older persons are safe-guarded in the Constitution of South Africa:

  • The right to equality
  • The right to have our dignity respected
  • The right to health care, basic services and social security
  • The right to protection from abuse and unfair discrimination

 

 
Legislative Framework

The Older Persons' Act

 

Older Persons' Charter

English
Afrikaans
IsiXhosa
Sesotho
IsiZulu
Xitsonga

Other relevant legislation

 
Resources

BROCHURES

Please select from the links below to download the relevant document.

ENGISH

Charter Brochure

Information Brochure

AFRIKAANS

Charter Brochure

Information Brochure

XHOSA

Charter Brochure

Information Brochure



CHARTER POSTERS