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    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.

Club 2000

Give a helping hand and you could WIN R20 000 every month. All it takes is a monthly commitment of R50 per membership number and you will be entered into our monthly draw. With no limit on entries, the more numbers you take, the greater your chances of winning.

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Tree of Light

For many of us the approaching year-end festivities and Christmas celebrations brings with it moments of sadness as we remember those who are no longer with us. At Stepping Stone Hospice we understand this possibly better than most and have therefore decided to host a tree-lighting ceremony on Saturday November 30, 2019, a ceremony that can be seen as a beacon of hope, strength and a celebration of life.

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Pietie visits his friends

Pietie visits his friends

One or two (or maybe more) phone calls, and it was decided…. Pietie is to visit his friend in the In-Patient Unit at Stepping Stone Hospice in New Market Park. After all, they have been together since 2015, never a day apart, they are each other companions and they have a lot to catch up on.

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Nurses now have own tea room

Nurses now have own tea room

After weeks of careful planning and construction, the key to a beautiful new nurse’s tea room has officially been handed over to Stepping Stone Hospice CEO, Tersia Burger, on Friday November 1, 2019, by Pastor Alan Sutton on behalf of the Doxa Deo church in Meyersdal.

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Our Tree of Lights

Our Tree of Lights

For many of us the approaching year-end festivities and Christmas celebrations brings with it moments of sadness as we remember those who are no longer with us. At Stepping Stone Hospice we understand this possibly better than most and have therefore decided to host a tree-lighting ceremony on Saturday November 30, 2019, a ceremony that can be seen as a beacon of hope, strength and a celebration of life.

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HOMEMAKERS reaches out to hospice

HOMEMAKERS reaches out to hospice

As part of the annual 10-day Cancervive Ride, the HOMEMAKERS Care team joined the Cancervive riders, survivors and supporters on their journey at their awareness show at Reef Tankers, Germiston on Wednesday, October 9, 2019.

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Glenanda Primary learners honour teacher's memory

Glenanda Primary learners honour teacher's memory

The Grade 3 learners at Glenanda Primary last week donated R30 400 to Stepping Stone Hospice & Care Services, funds raised in memory of one of their Grade 3 teachers who passed away at the Stepping Stone Hospice’s In-patient Unit in January this year. The funds were generated through a Cake & Candy Sale held earlier this year.

CEO of Hospice, Tersia Burger, attended the schools assembly on Thursday the 10th of October, and in accepting the cheque, thanked the learners and the staff of the school for their kindness, assuring them that the funds will be used to “continue the care provided to those facing the effects of a life-limiting illness.”

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The good guys at Diesel Bro’s

The good guys at Diesel Bro’s

Diesel Bro's, a diesel wholesale company situated in Aspen Hills, recently paid Stepping Stone Hospice & Care Services a visit, delivering a bakkie-load of items from the hospice’s Wish List. “Thank you to Joe Dias and the rest of his amazing team for this wonderful donation!

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Walkers donate R140 000 to hospice

Walkers donate R140 000 to hospice

The Shuffling Walking Team donated a whopping R140 000 to Stepping Stone Hospice & Care Services on Monday October 7, 2019, funds raised at their 8th Annual Family Fun Walk that took place on Sunday 28 July 2019 in Bedfordview.

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Club 2000 Winner! - September 2019

Club 2000 Winner! - September 2019

Great excitement prevailed on the Stepping Stone Hospice premises on Thursday October 10 when the first draw (September draw) of their Club 2000 took place under the watchful eyes of auditor, Andre van Zyl and two representatives from the National Lotteries Commission.

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Fundraising Golf Day at Eye of Africa – 07 November 2019

Fundraising Golf Day at Eye of Africa – 07 November 2019

Stepping Stone Hospice is extremely proud to be able to bring you our first ever fundraising golf day at the beautiful Eye of Africa Golf Estate in Eikenhof, home to an exclusively designed Greg Norman championship golf course.

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“The Voice” winner sings for hospice – 02 November 2019

“The Voice” winner sings for hospice – 02 November 2019

Throughout her participation on The Voice SA, Touché Burger (19) blew South Africans away with her world-class vocals and natural and gripping performances. And now, for one night only, she will host her own show in Alberton in aid of Stepping Stone Hospice.

Tasché made history as the youngest, as well as first female winner of this prestigious competition. It is no surprise that international music giant, Universal Music, and premier local music agency, Valkie van Coke, signed her immediately.

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Join our CEO for a “Cup of Tea” – 19 October 2019

Join our CEO for a “Cup of Tea” – 19 October 2019

For some the month of October is synonymous with beer fests, for us at hospice it is the month in which we celebrate World Hospice and Palliative Care Day, marked on the second Saturday of each October.

The aim and purpose of the day is three-fold:

  • To share our vision to increase the availability of hospice and palliative care by creating opportunities to speak out about the issues.
  • To raise awareness and understanding of the needs – medical, social, practical, spiritual – of people living with a life limiting illness and their families.
  • To raise funds to support and develop hospice and palliative care services around the world.

Our CEO, Tersia Burger, has therefore decided to launch her annual CEO Tea in the month of October, thereby committing herself and Stepping Stone Hospice to the purpose of World Hospice and Palliative Care Day

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How Club 2000 will help us financially!

How Club 2000 will help us financially!

If we can reach the 2000 tickets (lucky numbers) sold per month, we will be guaranteed of R100 000 per month income of which R25 000 will be allocated to prize money. This will leave us with a R75 000 profit. If we then break this down further –

We have 8 rooms in our In-Patient Unit– the basic costs of caring for a patient in a room per day is R1 155 – this excludes psycho-social care and medication. The profit of R75 000 from our Club 2000 programme will therefore cover the costs of caring for 2 patients in the unit per month. It may not sound like much, but it will be a huge relief and will help take the pressure off a very tight budget.

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12-year old cancer survivor donates to hospice

12-year old cancer survivor donates to hospice

It won’t get her down – a diagnosis of an incurable cancer. She has her family, her friends, her two horses, a spot on a winning SA netball team, and she has a beautiful heart.

The 12-year old Danielle Theart, learner at Laerskool Randhart, last week donated R25 000 to Stepping Stone Hospice, funds raised for her by the school’s Supporters Club. During a heart-warming assembly at the school on Monday 19 August, three cheques, each worth R25 000, were handed over to three learners of this school who were diagnosed with various forms of cancer.

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Annual Memorial Day – 15 September

Annual Memorial Day – 15 September

Stepping Stone Hospice’s Annual Memorial Day will take place on Sunday, 15 September, from 12 noon at the hospice’s In-Patient Unit in New Market Park. This annual event sees families and friends gather together to remember their loved ones and reconnect with the people who cared for them in their last days.

"This will be our sixth Memorial Day since opening our doors in 2013,” says Stepping Stone Hospice CEO, Tersia Burger. “To date, we have had over 1600 patients pass away under our care; people who we remember with love and fondness. On a personal level, I also honour the life of my daughter Vicky Bruce on this day. She was our very first patient, our very first death, and the reason that Stepping Stone Hospice exists at all."

Families and friends are encouraged to bring along a small photo, letter and/or token in memory of their loved one, to put inside a memory capsule that we will be placed in the hospice’s Garden of Remembrance on the day.

“’You are not alone’ has been our promise to the community from the very beginning, and that will never change,” says Tersia.

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Enter and WIN!

Enter and WIN!

After months of hard work and careful planning, Stepping Stone Hospice is finally ready to launch their Club 2000 fundraising programme, an initiative where you, in donating to hospice, now stand a chance to win some wonderful cash prizes on a monthly basis, ranging from R20 000 as a first prize to R500 as a last prize.

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Our Events

Events for 2019

Events for 2019

Thank you for supporting our 2019 Events. We have an exciting Events programme lined up for 2020 – more on that in the new year. For now we wish you and your loved ones a blessed and peaceful Festive Season. See you back here in 2020!

‘Last Wishes’ Campaign

A Hospice For My Daughter
The Story of Debbie Townsend
To Feel it, One last Time
The Story of Christo Heymans

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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Events for 2019

Events for 2019

Thank you for supporting our 2019 Events. We have an exciting Events programme lined up for 2020 – more on that in the new year. For now we wish you and your loved ones a blessed and peaceful Festive Season. See you back here in 2020!

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