+27(0)21 852 4608 | Helderberg Hospice, 21 Old Stellenbosch Road, Somerset West

+27(0)21 852 4608 | Helderberg Hospice, 21 Old Stellenbosch Road, Somerset West

ANNOUNCING THE CLUB 1000 WINNERS FOR JANUARY 2019

By Christel Stevens | February 11, 2019

Congratulations to the following Club 1000 members who were announced as winners in the January 2019 lucky draw: R    250.00                            Meerlust Administrators R     250.00                           Mr J Mostert R     250.00                           Mr AB Mariais R     250.00                           Mrs C Sankey R    500.00                            Mrs R Petersen R 1 000.00                            Mr K Render R 10 000.00                          Mr JP Spammer

Two inspirational eco-warriors visit with Helderberg Hospice

By Christel Stevens | February 5, 2019

Bruce Kaiser and Kelly Steenhuisen, aka ‘the off-grid pear’, have been travelling around South Africa for more than 5 months, working on permaculture farms and sharing knowledge, in a quest to one day live completely self sustainably. They are sponsored with 22 products, and Bruce’s beard is kept in fine condition by James Du Plessis…

POSITION AVAILABLE: RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

By Christel Stevens | January 29, 2019

Helderberg Hospice is looking for a full-time Resource Development Manager.  The successful candidate will report to the Board and CEO of Helderberg Hospice and take full responsibility for management of Resource Development. The successful candidate will meet the following requirements: Dynamic leader with the ability to  motivate a team of fundraisers At least three year’s…

Helderberg Hospice and Hospice of the Western Reserve Named 2018 Global Partnership Award Recipients

By Christel Stevens | January 16, 2019

Global Partners in Care has announced that its partners, Hospice of The Western Reserve (located in Cleveland, OH) and Helderberg Hospice (located in Somerset West, South Africa), are the recipients of the 2018 Global Partnership Award. The award will be presented during the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organisation’s annual Leadership and Advocacy Conference on…

POSITION AVAILABLE: EVENTS COORDINATOR/FUNDRAISER

By Christel Stevens | January 8, 2019

Helderberg Hospice is looking to appoint a full-time Events Co-ordinator/Fundraiser to become part of the organisation’s Resource Development team.  The successful candidate will report to the Resource Development manager and take full responsibility for the organisation’s events program. The successful candidate will meet the following requirements: Dynamic self-starter At least two years’ hands-on event coordination…

The Festive Season: a time to intensify our care?

By Christel Stevens | December 18, 2018

Within the context of Hospice care, Christmas and New Year is often a complex, difficult and lonely time for the ill and their families. In my years of direct support to patients, it never ceased to amaze me how people nearing the end of their lives, hold onto life. It seemed especially prevalent at this…

ANNOUNCING CLUB 1000 WINNERS FOR NOVEMBER 2018

By Christel Stevens | December 10, 2018

Congratulations to the following Club 1000 members who were announced as winners in the November 2018 lucky draw: R    250.00 –  Mr Gordon, Mr Peter Richardson, Mrs Annette Engelbrecht, Mr Gavin Hardres-Williams R    500.00  – Mr Lutman R 1 000.00 –  Mrs D.R Daniels R 10 000.00  –  Meerlust Administrators

Curls of Compassion

By Christel Stevens | December 10, 2018

You may not realise how important your hair is to your self-image until you face losing it. If you have cancer and are about to undergo chemotherapy, the chance of losing your hair is very real for both men and women. Chemotherapy drugs are powerful medications that attack cancer cells. Unfortunately, they also attack other…

POSITION AVAILABLE: REGISTERED NURSING SISTER (IN-PATIENT UNIT)

By Christel Stevens | December 5, 2018

Helderberg Hospice has a position available for a registered nursing sister in the In-patient unit.  It is a full day position with 12 hour shift work in the ten bed In-patient unit.  The successful candidate will meet the following requirements: Current registration with SANC Team player, but also an ability to work independently Strong emphasis…

HELDERBERG HOSPICE BRIDGE DRIVE 2018

By Christel Stevens | October 30, 2018

This year’s bridge drive will be held on Monday 12 November 2018 at the beautiful Erinvale Golf Club in Somerset West, which has an elevator for those who struggle with stairs. A delicious tea with plenty of tasty treats is included in the ticket price.  The start time (13:00 for start of play at 13:15)…