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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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An act of hope in a new tomorrow

An act of hope in a new tomorrow

“It does get better, the pain does get better. It takes time, but one day, you wake up and it is better”. So says CEO of Stepping Stone Hospice, Tersia Burger, who opened the official proceedings at the hospice’s Annual Memorial Day held on Sunday in their gardens in New Market Park.

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Containers to Serve as Charity Shop

Containers to Serve as Charity Shop

Huge excitement prevails on the hospice grounds as teams are hard at work getting our very own Hospice Charity Shop ready for its official opening on Friday September 30, 2016.

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Thank you to our Brick by Brick sponsors

Thank you to our Brick by Brick sponsors

Help us Build, Brick by Brick project is gaining momentum with several donations and commitments coming in. Recorded this far:

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Ride or sponsor for a purpose

Ride or sponsor for a purpose

In 2014, Stepping Stone Hospice took the brave step of entering a cycling team in the 94.7 Momentum Cycle Challenge that took place on the 16th November 2014. A whopping R380 000 was raised for the hospice by our group of 44 cyclists “riding for a purpose” in this annual cycling event.

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Radio Raps stel nie teleur

Radio Raps stel nie teleur

Die sowat 300 aanhangers van die gewilde Jonathan van Radio Raps wie verlede Woensdag, 10 Augustus die Alberton Rugbyklub se boma volgepak het, het beslis nie teleurgesteld huistoe gegaan nie.

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Hospice helps with blankets

Hospice helps with blankets

With the onset of extreme cold weather this past week, Stepping Stone Hospice & Care Services heard of the plight of some orphaned and vulnerable children in our neighbouring communities. Hospice has been blessed with several donations of blankets over the past two months and a decision was made to reach out to some of these children.

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Take responsibility for your own well-being

Take responsibility for your own well-being

It was a full house at Reading Country Club this past Wednesday evening, 27 July, as Stepping Stone Hospice hosted their 2nd annual ‘Come Whine With Me’ event. The sold-out function was a great success and the ladies who attended were treated to an evening of inspiration and insight, as guest speakers, Holistic Entrepreneur Marisa Wollheim and Prof. Carol-Ann Benn, considered to be one of the top breast-cancer experts in South Africa, shared their wisdom and knowledge.

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Meer kaartjies beskikbaar vir Radio Raps se Jonathan

Meer kaartjies beskikbaar vir Radio Raps se Jonathan

Danksy Alberton Rugbyklub se vinnige ingryping, kan menige aanhanger van die gewilde Radio Raps se Jonathan, wie nie kaartjies vir sy vertoning op 10 Augustus kon kry nie, nou gehelp word.

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Shoprite Furniture Honours Mandela

Shoprite Furniture Honours Mandela

In acknowledging Mandela Day, the Shoprite Furniture Group on Monday July 18, delivered 67 blessing blankets to Stepping Stone Hospice. Management and staff of the House & Home and OK Furniture Divisions took 67 days to make the 67 blankets.

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Brothers Support Hospice

Brothers Support Hospice

Management and staff at René Turck & Associates combined effort and skill to enable them to donate over a hundred blankets to Stepping Stone Hospice. Marc Turck (on the left) and brother Sean Turck, here with CEO Tersia Burger.

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Brick by Brick project Launched

Brick by Brick project Launched

We launched our “Help Us Build, Brick by Brick” project on Thursday July 7, a project to raise funds for our planned extension to the existing In-Patient Unit. The extension has been necessitated by the ever-increasing demand for hospice care, care that is also needed more and more amongst young people.

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Tender Loving and Care For Our Bakkie

Tender Loving and Care For Our Bakkie

A huge big thank you to Steve Peterson from Steve's Auto Tech & Diagnostics in Alrode who took our bakkie under his wing and gave it some "tender loving and care."

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Wedding Anniversary in our garden

Wedding Anniversary in our garden

Ruth Dale (76), a patient in our unit, and her husband Clive (78) celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary on Wednesday July 6, in our gardens.

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Congratulations to Beverley van Zyl

Congratulations to Beverley van Zyl

Congratulations to Beverley van Zyl, one of our volunteers, on being selected as a finalist in the Staff Volunteerism Awards for 2016 in The Old Mutual Foundation Group.

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Help us Build, Brick by Brick

Help us Build, Brick by Brick

Why do we need a hospice facility in our community? And why do we need to support this hospice, in whatever possible way we can?

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Save these dates

Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge – 20 November 2016

Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge – 20 November 2016

First things first! Telkom have joined forces with 947 to bring you the 20th edition of Joburg’s biggest cycling event on 20 November 2016. With Telkom on board – the official sponsor of speed – the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge promises to be faster than any other Cycle Challenge.

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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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