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  • Hospice Slide 2

    To Assist Family/Care Giver Through This Experience And Bring Solace To Those Grieving The Death Of Loved One

  • Hospice Slide 3

    To Provide Specialist Palliative Care To People Experiencing The Impact Of Life-threatening Illness.

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Stepping Stone Hospice hosts second annual golf day

Stepping Stone Hospice hosts second annual golf day

A record number of 132 golfers took to the course at Reading Country Club on Thursday, 16 March 2017, to take part in Stepping Stone Hospice’s second annual golf day, raising no less than R100 000 towards the hospice’s Building Project.

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‘Hiking through the Karoo for my dad and Stepping Stone Hospice’

‘Hiking through the Karoo for my dad and Stepping Stone Hospice’

It will soon be a year since Linda Keiser (42) from Benoni lost her dad, Colin (63), to brain cancer. And as a tribute to him, as well as a personal challenge to herself, Linda will be embarking on a grueling, 10-day, 256km endurance hike from Calvinia to Ceres through one of the most parched regions in SA – the Tankwa Karoo.

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Buddy is Stepping Stone Hospice’s new ‘best friend’

Buddy is Stepping Stone Hospice’s new ‘best friend’

The lengths to which Stepping Stone Hospice staff will go to care for their patients and their patients’ families, was once again demonstrated when a therapy dog was brought in to assist with counselling a young girl who was facing the death of her father.

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Alberton Damesklub donates to hospice…

Alberton Damesklub donates to hospice…

Stepping Stone Hospice was the recipient of a donation of R2 000 from the wonderful members of the Alberton Damesklub, as they celebrated the club’s 49th birthday at the Alberton Retirement Village in Florentia on Thursday, 9 March.

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Come and party for Stepping Stone Hospice in memory of Granny Sue!

Come and party for Stepping Stone Hospice in memory of Granny Sue!

When 15-year-old George West was thinking of a way to honour and celebrate the life of his late Granny Sue, while at the same time help to raise funds for the place that took such loving care of her in her last days, the answer was clear – “a party.”

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Hospice volunteers raise R26 000

Hospice volunteers raise R26 000

Stepping Stone Hospice volunteers stepped up to the plate when they raised no less than R26 000 for the hospice through the hosting of their Volunteers Tea on Saturday February 18, 2017 in the Alberton Methodist Church hall.

Under the guidance of volunteer Irene Barnard, and with the help of hospice staff and Kobie van Wyk from the Alberton Methodist Church, 180 ladies were entertained and spoilt with some good music, good food and loads of fun and laughter.

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450kg of bottle tops equals 1 wheelchair

450kg of bottle tops equals 1 wheelchair

A year or so ago, Dylan Jacobs, a learner at Alberton High School and a member on the school's Welfare Committee, proudly handed over two new wheelchairs to Stepping Stone Hospice. On Monday, 27 February 2017, Dylan and his team handed over another new wheelchair to the hospice - all possible because of his dedication and commitment to do good in the community. Dylan and the rest of the Welfare Committee members embarked on a drive to collect 450kg of plastic bottle tops.

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High Tea for hospice

High Tea for hospice

With the spectacular Meyersdal Eco Estate as the backdrop, Stepping Stone Hospice patron, Corlia Booysen, hosted her Inaugural High Tea in aid of the hospice on Saturday, 25 February, at the Eco Estate's clubhouse.

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Stepping Stone Hospice’s ‘new-look’ Fundraising, Marketing and Retail Team

Stepping Stone Hospice’s ‘new-look’ Fundraising, Marketing and Retail Team

Since opening its doors in 2013, Stepping Stone Hospice & Care Services has grown at a rapid rate. And as a Non-Profit Organization that receives zero financial assistance from government, the organization relies a great deal on the generosity of the community to keep its doors open.

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Garden Furniture in memory of a loved one

Garden Furniture in memory of a loved one

The memorial garden at Stepping Stone Hospice & Care Services is a beautiful and tranquil space for quiet contemplation, as well as a gathering place for families and patients to spend precious moments together. We recently received a generous donation of garden furniture from Chantel Pienaar and family in memory of her mom, Hannelie Koen, who passed away at the age of 56 in our In-Patient Unit on Valentine’s Day last year.

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Spoil yourself and be blown away

Spoil yourself and be blown away

Every now and again an opportunity comes along that you simply cannot walk away from. The High Tea for ladies, to be held at the Meyersdal Eco Estate Club house on the 25th of February this year, is most certainly one of these opportunities.

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Saying Goodbye

Saying Goodbye

Emotional scenes played out at Stepping Stone Hospice in New Market Park on Friday morning when the staff said goodbye to baby Tersia Perreira and mom Irineia as they are set to return to Irineia’s hometown, Lobito in Angola.

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“It’s a girl” at Stepping Stone Hospice

“It’s a girl” at Stepping Stone Hospice

‘You are not alone’ is not only the motto at Stepping Stone Hospice, it is a philosophy that is put into action daily – and it has never been better illustrated than in the case of Baby Pereira. There may be no way to change the outcome sometimes, but there’s always a way to make a difference to the journey.

 

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"Movember" fondse na Hospice

Die manne onder die personeel van Hoërskool Dinamika het Dinsdag 6 Desember 'n donasie van R1150 aan Stepping Stone Hospice gemaak - fondse wat ingesamel is as deel van die jaarlikse "Movember" veldtog.

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Family Donates to Hospice

Family Donates to Hospice

Family of the late Chris Abrams, a patient of Stepping Stone Hospice until his passing on the 28th of October this year, paid us a visit this morning to hand over a cash donation of R10 500.

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Our Events

Events for 2017

Events for 2017
  • Vic's Bike Dash: 27 May 2017
  • Family Fun Walk For Cancer: 5 August 2017
  • Come Whine With Me: 10 August 2017
  • Music Evening with (Touch of Class): 1 September 2017
  • Memorial Day: 17 September 2017
  • 947 Cycle Challenge: November 2017

More information to follow.

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Granny Sue "Opskop"

Granny Sue

As a tribute to his late Granny Sue, 15-year-old George West and his family will be hosting ‘Granny Sue’s Opskop’. The evening promises to be an entertaining one, celebrating the life of a lady who was larger than life. All proceeds will go to Stepping Stone Hospice.

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What is a Hospice

Hospice is not a place but a ‘philosophy of care’ for people facing a life-limiting illness. It addresses a patient’s physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs, and also helps support those who love them.

A common misconception about hospice is that it is ‘a last resort’ and that a person must be bedridden or unable to communicate in order to receive help.

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Our Services

Home Based Care

Home Based Care

Our palliative trained nursing sisters visit patients in their own homes. The nursing sister co-ordinates the care and liaises with other hospice team members such as the doctor, social worker, community care workers, volunteer caregivers and other professionals who may be involved in treating the patient.

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In Patient Unit (IPU)

In Patient Unit (IPU)

Most people choose to receive hospice care in their homes; however, when a symptom such as pain cannot be managed in the home, patients can choose to receive care in our inpatient hospice unit.

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Home Based Nursing

Home Based Nursing

We place trained care-workers in the patient’s home to care for the patient’s needs. The care, according to the patient’s need, can be from one day a week to up to 24 hour nursing, alternating between two care-workers.

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Bereavement Counselling

Bereavement Counselling

Grief is personal and won’t ever be experienced by two individuals in exactly the same way. That person alone knows the depth of their grief and they need to listen to their own inner coping strategies. There are some people who get stuck at a certain point in their grieving journey

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