Stellenbosch Hospice Daycare Experiences by Julie de Pao

By |November 29th, 2018|

Having recently joined the volunteer staff of the weekly Stellenbosch Hospice daycare group about 6 months ago, I’m a new addition to a seemingly long term and well established set up. Headed up by Khuselwa Qokola, Coordinator of the Daycare Group; drivers, social workers, caterers and volunteers all club together to transport, refresh and entertain […]

LInda’s Story

By |November 15th, 2018|

‘DIE LEWE IS ‘N GESKENK,’ sê LINDA

Artikel deur Michelle van der Spuy, Eikestad Nuus

Dit het alles begin toe Linda Korkee (49) ‘n knop in haar borskas gevind het – ‘n knop wat die eerste dokter wat haar ondersoek het as skadeloos afgemaak het.
‘n Tweede mening in 2014 van ‘n dokter wat self kanker gehad […]

Circle of Life

By |August 18th, 2017|

With the smell of coffee wafting through the halls from the early morning till late at night. The Stellenbosch Hospice is a constant buzz of human energy. The chattering of the carers and staff keeps a positive environment to what one would expect to be a dreary place. The feeling of family is instantaneous, with […]

Show Support for Palliative Care

By |November 1st, 2016|

With the “right to die ruling” happening on Friday at the Supreme Court,  HPCA would like our Member Hospices to show support for Palliative Care by using the  posters for your perusal. Here is also a link to a respond by our CEO to Archbishop Desmond Tutu  Dr. Liz Gwyther responds to Archbishop Desmond Tutu

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Ryans’ Story

By |May 9th, 2016|

Ruan looked a little bit pale when he entered the kitchen.
“Morning, Mom. Just a cup of coffee and I’m off.”
“Not having breakfast, Son? Is something the matter?”
“Just a busy day, finalising some stuff for the big move. England is far away and I can’t leave anything undone.”
“Are you sure that’s all? You look pale.”
“I’m fine, […]

More volunteer and patient stories

By |February 22nd, 2016|

 

 

Stellenbosch Hospice Stories

By |February 21st, 2016|

 

 

Volunteer Stories

By |February 21st, 2016|

 

Thank you Irene

By |April 6th, 2015|

Bloemhof girls care

By |April 6th, 2015|