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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

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

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Hi-Q supports hospice

Hi-Q supports hospice

Hi Q Fitment Centre and IPS 4x4 celebrated the grand opening of their brand new outlet in Alberton on Saturday November 26, and at the same time announced that they have adopted Stepping Stone Hospice & Care Services as their charity to support for the coming year.

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Hospice cyclists break the Million Rand mark

Hospice cyclists break the Million Rand mark

The Stepping Stone Hospice Charity Team in the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge did it again, just this time bigger and in a more spectacular fashion! This team, with 20 less riders than in 2015, has achieved the almost unthinkable, raising over ONE MILLION RAND for Stepping Stone Hospice & Care Services. To be exact - R1 137 643,22 - an incredible increase of R519 241.88 over last year’s cycle challenge!

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Hospice volunteers host day care activities for patients

Hospice volunteers host day care activities for patients

An initiative by Stepping Stone Hospice volunteers to host a monthly day care activity class for the hospice’s community patients, is starting to become quite popular.

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Vodacom Foundation throws their weight behind Stepping Stone Hospice

Vodacom Foundation throws their weight behind Stepping Stone Hospice

Best-selling author, Becca Fitzpatrick, was once quoted saying “sometimes bad things have to happen before good things can.” In the case of Stepping Stone Hospice in New Market Park, these words rang true when, after their nursing sister was robbed of her cellphones on Wednesday November 2, members of the community and the business fraternity pulled together to get her back on air within hours of the robbery.

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Hospice cyclists ready for the big one!

Hospice cyclists ready for the big one!

With only a few weeks left to the grueling 947 Telkom Cycle Challenge, team members of the Stepping Stone Hospice Charity Team are gearing themselves to not only compete successfully in Johannesburg’s biggest road race, but to also break the fundraising record set last year.

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Happy Birthday Jim

Happy Birthday Jim

In October last year, Jim Murray celebrated his 70th birthday in Stepping Stone Hospice's In-Patient Unit. During the past year, he's been discharged and re-admitted on a few occasion as the need arose.

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Nursing staff honoured for hard work and dedication

Nursing staff honoured for hard work and dedication

Non-nursing staff on Friday October 21, 2016 hosted a Special Tea for the nursing and clinical team at Stepping Stone Hospice in honour of their hard work and dedication in caring for their patients and their families. Guests and hosts alike also used the occasion to wear special hats in celebration of International Children's Palliative Care Day that was celebrated on Friday 21st October 2016.

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Youth surprises hospice with R50 000 donation

Youth surprises hospice with R50 000 donation

Stepping Stone Hospice & Care Services in New Market Park received a huge surprise from the FESTA youth of the St Therese Catholic Church in Florentia. On Saturday October 22, 2016, they paid the hospice’s management team a visit and personally handed over a R50 000 donation towards the “Brick by Brick” project recently launched by Stepping Stone Hospice..

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Supporting Idols finalist

Supporting Idols finalist

The Stepping Stone Hospice team showing their support for Idols finalist Terra Cox. Terra has a special place in all of their hearts as his mom was a patient at Stepping Stone Hospice two years ago. Terra's aunt, Jacqueline Fransman served as volunteer at Stepping Stone Hospice. Please support Terra Cox by voting for him. He has reached the top 8 and the public will now decide who will emerge as the 2016 Idols winner.

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Stepping Stone Hospice CEO

Stepping Stone Hospice CEO

Stepping Stone Hospice CEO, Tersia Burger (60) and her husband Danie (77), recently renewed their vows in the hospice gardens in New Market Park, surrounded by family, friends and staff of the hospice.

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Thank you for your continued love and support

Thank you for your continued love and support

Tersia Burger, Chief Executive Officer Stepping Stone Hospice, writes:

On the 1st of January 2013 we started Stepping Stone Hospice. It was my beautiful daughter, Vicky Bruce’s, dying wish. We started out of my house in Randhart with one palliative trained nursing sister, Sr Siza Nkosi, a loan car, one second hand wheelchair and a group of enthusiastic volunteers – Rina Davies, Trix Willemse and myself. Vicky was our very first patient and also our first death.

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St Martin's donate to hospice

St Martin's donate to hospice

St Martin’s School in Rosettenville invited Stepping Stone Hospice’s CEO, Tersia Burger, to their mass service held on Friday October 7, in their St Peters Chapel. Headmaster Reverend Malcolm Chalmers used the opportunity to announce that funds raised with their prep school's civvie day on Friday, are to be donated to Stepping Stone in honour of World Hospice Day, October 8.

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Hospice charity shop opens its doors

Hospice charity shop opens its doors

From humble beginnings to a fully-fledged Charity Shop! Thursday October 6, 2016 saw the official opening of Ububele, Stepping Stone Hospice’s very own charity shop situated on the Amcare premises in New Market Park.

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Muntlegging fondse na hospice

Muntlegging fondse na hospice

Met die vier van lentedag op 2 September 2016, het die sowat 1200 leerders van Laerskool Randhart ‘n muntlegging gehou ten bate van Stepping Stone Hospice & Care Services. Verlede Dinsdag is die opbrengs van die muntlegging, net oor die R13 000, aan die bestuurshoof van Stepping Stone, Tersia Burger, tydens die skool se oggendbyeenkoms oorhandig.

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Lighthouse supports hospice

Lighthouse supports hospice

It’s not always the big things that can make a difference. Small gestures can mean as much when it’s done with such sincere and beautiful intent as displayed by children, staff and volunteers of the Lighthouse Stimulation Centre for the Disabled in Linmeyer last week, when they handed over a donation of coins to Stepping Stone Hospice & Care Services.

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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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