+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

One might not be able to provide healing, but one can help to preserve dignity

By Christel Stevens | January 22, 2018

Heike von Hörsten, a young women from Somerset West, felt strongly that she wanted to do something to help cancer patients. She decided to cut some of her own exquisite hair in order to help someone else through a painful and emotional time during their treatment. Helderberg Hospice works in partnership with CANSA, appealing for…

ANNOUNCING CLUB 1000 WINNERS FOR DECEMBER 2017

By Christel Stevens | January 22, 2018

Congratulations to the following Club 1000 members who were announced as winners in the December 2017 lucky draw: R250 – Andre Wagner, Christiaan Coetzee, Meg Coates, Elna du Toit; R500 – Miss M Wait; R1 000 – Neil Watson; R10 000 – Mrs J van der Merwe.

Helderberg Hospice Open Gardens Festival 2017

By Christel Stevens | October 27, 2017

12 Gardens in and around the Helderberg will be open to the public on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 November, 09h00 to 16h00, to benefit Helderberg Hospice. Our focus this year is on water wise, indigenous gardens and the Open Gardens will feature an array of innovative ways that garden owners are making use of…

HELDERBERG HOSPICE BRIDGE TOURNAMENT

By Christel Stevens | September 28, 2017

HELDERBERG HOSPICE VOLUNTEERS – Tender hearts and a calling to serve

By Christel Stevens | September 18, 2017

In 1995, Helderberg Hospice sent out a request, asking members of the community to complete a caregiving training course through them and to register as a volunteer, which would enable them to help care for patients living with life threatening diseases, in their own homes. Lily Cupido and her friend Joan Abrahams received a leaflet…

VOICES FOR HOSPICE CONCERT 2017 – A MUSCIAL POTPOURRI

By Christel Stevens | September 14, 2017

World Hospice Day is on 14 October this year, and will begin with a commemorative “Voices for Hospice” concert on Sunday 15 October at the United Church, corner of Andries Pretorius Street and Bright Street, Somerset West, at 3pm. Anita Glenister has once again convened an afternoon musical potpourri which offers an enjoyable variety of popular…

ANNOUNCING CLUB 1000 WINNERS FOR AUGUST 2017

By Christel Stevens | September 11, 2017

Congratulations go to the following Club 1000 members who were announced as winners in the August 2017 lucky draw. R250 – Mr RH Jones, Mrs Sandy Immelman, Mrs Anne Marie Roux, Mrs Ingrid Silberbauer; R500 – Mrs Petra Hawes; R1000 – Mr Neail Watson; R10 000 – Mr Jan Venter.

CALENDAR GIRLS RERUN AT THE PLAYHOUSE TO BENEFIT HELDERBERG HOSPICE

By Christel Stevens | September 5, 2017

ANNOUNCING CLUB 1000 WINNERS FOR JULY 2017

By Christel Stevens | September 5, 2017

Congratulations go to the following Club 1000 members who were announced as winners in the July 2017 lucky draw. R250 – Ms Y Brown, Mr G Potgieter, Mr R Liebenberg, Mr M Botha; R500 – Mrs T Viljoen; R1 000 – Mrs A O’Connell; R10 000 – Mr BA Owen

Our Garden of Remembrance – a thing of beauty

By Christel Stevens | August 17, 2017

Many gardens may look drab at the moment with winter in full swing, but not here at Helderberg Hospice! Our garden has many different facets, which means that each season brings its own beauty. The garden, which includes the Garden of Remembrance, also brings peace and joy to many of our patients and their families…