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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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A half a ton of plastic bottle tops later and two brand new wheelchairs

A half a ton of plastic bottle tops later and two brand new wheelchairs

A half a ton of plastic bottle tops later and two brand-new wheelchairs donated to Stepping Stone Hospice. 15-year old Dylan Jacobs, learner at Alberton High School and a member on the schools' Welfare Committee, initiated this Social Science's project in the beginning of 2015, getting learners on board to collect as many plastic bottle tops as possible.

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Ride for Stepping Stone Hospice

Ride for Stepping Stone Hospice

Taking up the challenge to ride for Stepping Stone Hospice & Care Services in the 947 Cycle Challenge in November this year, is hospice’s very own Marketing and Fundraising Manager, Marietjie Tame. At the age of 55 with absolutely no previous experience of road racing, she says she is up for it and has already started her training.

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Debbie to spend time with family

Debbie to spend time with family

Less than a month ago 500 bikers gathered in the gardens of Stepping Stone Hospice to fulfill a wish of 49-year old Debby Townsend, one of our patients who expressed a wish to just “once more enjoy the company of some good ole bikers”.

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Hospice Second Hand Store

Hospice Second Hand Store

Our little makeshift 2nd hand goodie shop is really taking off. As fast as our volunteers, Antoinette Pretorius and Anette Mogridge packs and sorts and price the items, it gets sold to some eager buyers

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Young people getting involved in their community!

Young people getting involved in their community!

Learners from Brackenhurst Primary, over the past 18 months, collected millions of bread tags and plastic bottle tops to ensure that four brand-new wheelchairs could be donated to Stepping Stone Hospice On Thursday May 5, 2016. The "bread tags and plastic bottle tops campaign" is an Interwaste initiative.

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Calling all cyclists!

Calling all cyclists!

We are at it again! Registration has now opened for the 2016 947 Cycle Challenge, scheduled to take place on Sunday, 20 November 2016 and a 20th year event! We will again enter a Stepping Stone Hospice team with every intent to better the already excellent results of last year’s race. .

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500 bikers spend time with Debby

500 bikers spend time with Debby

At the age of 49 she can write a book, pages filled with adventures on the seas and oceans of our world, of her younger days in Durban as president of a women’s bikers club, of a lodge in Mozambique, and now, having to come to terms with the reality of dying.

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Hospice proud owner of their own bakkie

Hospice proud owner of their own bakkie

A very excited Stepping Stone Hospice team took ownership of their very own pick-up bakkie, proudly sponsored by Rene Matthee (front right) and her team at AC Industrial Cleaning! AC Industrial Cleaning has been a proud partner of this hospice for a few years now - on a monthly basis their team "spring-clean" the hospice’s In-Patient Unit in New Market Park from roof to floor, and provide them with goods such as cleaning materials etc on a regular basis.

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Retirement Village Donates to Hospice

Retirement Village Donates to Hospice

The Alberton Retirement Village in Verwoerdpark, Alberton, recently donated R30 000 to Stepping Stone Hospice, a gesture made possible by the hard work and dedication of the village’s council, it’s 12 active committees and 431 residents.

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Full field support for hospice

Full field support for hospice

No less than 136 golfers, a full field, took to the course on Thursday 03 March 2016 at Reading Country Club and with their support and the support of various sponsors, R119 000 was raised in aid of Stepping Stone Hospice & Care Services.

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Itec South pays it forward

Itec South pays it forward

Staff members at Itec South in Raceview, Alberton, annually are being rewarded for the best in their fields and as a bonus get send on an overseas holiday. This year however, these staff members decided not to take the Thailand holiday, but rather use the money to give back to the community.

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How to communicate effectively

How to communicate effectively

Poor communication is often the underlying cause of disharmony, whether it is in your personal life or at work. Being heard is a common human need, yet we often struggle with this, which can lead to assumptions and huge misunderstandings.

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Lydia goes home for the weekend

Lydia goes home for the weekend

Since her admission to Stepping Stone Hospice’s In-Patient Unit over two months ago, Lydia Lerata has made such wonderful progress that she was able to spend a past weekend at home with her family.

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AARDE tyd is geleende tyd

AARDE tyd is geleende tyd

“AARDE tyd is geleende tyd” was die boodskap van hoop en inspirasie tydens ‘n onlangse Damesoggend wat gehou is ten bate van Stepping Stone Hospice.

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Brian ticks off his bucket list

Brian ticks off his bucket list

When 33-year-old Brian Richards was diagnosed with a very aggressive form of stomach cancer in January this year and expressed a wish to go to the bush one last time, the team at Stepping Stone Hospice jumped into action to make it happen.

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Save these dates

Come Whine With Me – 27 July 2016

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Annual Memorial Day – 28 August 2016

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Oppi Stoep Met… – 30 September 2016

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Vic’s Vaal Bike Bash – 15 October 2016

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Donkey Derby – 28 October 2016

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947 Cycle Challenge – 20 November 2016

947 Cycle Challenge – 20 November 2016

We are at it again! Registration has now opened for the 2016 947 Cycle Challenge, scheduled to take place on Sunday, 20 November 2016 and a 20th year event! We will again enter a Stepping Stone Hospice team with every intent to better the already excellent results of last year’s race. .

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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