Helderberg Hospice provides skilled and compassionate support to people of the Helderberg who are faced with life-threating illness. Often associated with cancer care, Helderberg Hospice offers help with any end-stage illness as well as Motor Neurone Disease and HIV/AIDS in an honest, ethical, compassionate and transparent way.
What we do
Helderberg Hospice specialises in the improvement of the quality of life of people directly affected by illness and their loved ones. Our services are available to patients at home and through a specialised, short-term inpatient unit at Helderberg House in Somerset West.
We also welcome the opportunity to tell people about the work we do. If you would like to have a representative of Helderberg Hospice visit your organization, school or office, and we will make the necessary arrangements.
Who we are
Helderberg Hospice has provided comprehensive health-care to people living with a life-threating illness since 1986. One of the early hospices in South Africa, it was established as an independent community organisation that embraces the ideals of a global network to alleviate suffering. Today, Helderberg Hospice is a trusted partner to many families thanks to its reputation as the region’s premier care-provider of its kind. Helderberg Hospice has been accredited as a 5 star Hospice by COSASA.
A provider of quality care, the Helderberg Hospice healthcare team carries out its duties according to a professional code of ethics and proud record of excellence.
Areas we serve
Situated in the greater Cape Town metropolitan area, we serve the urban and adjoining areas of Gordon’s Bay, Sir Lowry’s Pass, Strand, Somerset West, Lwandle, Nomzamo, Macassar, Firgrove and Faure, Raithby.
What is Palliative Care?
Palliative Care is defined by the World Health Organisation as an approach that improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing problems associated with life threatening illness, through the prevention and the relief of suffering by means of early identification and impeccable assessment and treatment of pain and other problems, such as physical, psychological and spiritual.
Licensure And Accreditation
- Member of Hospice Palliative Care Association of South Africa
- The Inpatient Unit is Licensed as a Non Acute Care Establishment with the Department of Health.
- Accredited by Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa
- Registered as a NPO with section 18A status : 004-372
- Registered as Section 21 Company : 87/000 465/08
If you would like to have a representative of Helderberg Hospice visit your organization, school, office or church to give a talk or a power point presentation, Contact Us and we will make the necessary arrangements.