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

Looking back over 34 years since Helderberg Hospice started it is astonishing how it has grown and become such an important part of the Helderberg Community. In 1978 Cicely Saunders, the founder of St Christopher Hospice in UK came to Cape Town to introduce the concept of Palliative Care, pain control, death and dying. A…

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  Come one, come all!!! Helderberg Hospice invites you to celebrate the true message of Christmas by attending our Christmas Carol Celebration. This will be held in the Helderberg Hospice Garden at 21 Old Stellenbosch Road with carol singing and a Christmas pageant under the stars on Tuesday and Wednesday 8 and 9  December 2020.  …

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The Christmas Season is a time of joy – and also a special time for remembering. Helderberg Hospice invites you to celebrate your memories by buying a light in remembrance of loved ones close to your heart but no longer with you, irrespective of where or when they passed. To buy a light to remember…

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Requirements: Current registration with the SANC. (Only Professional Nurses will be considered.)  A team player required, also with the ability to work independently. Strong emphasis on patient care with the relevant experience necessary. Palliative Care qualification required, or a willingness to undergo training. Administrative competency necessary. Valid driver’s license with own vehicle. Post is available…

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We recently shared Stewart Gordon’s story, and are so privileged to be able to share this special update with you. As you will remember, Stewart was referred to Helderberg Hospice as a terminal patient due to a serious heart problem. His strength, determination and courage in overcoming the many struggles he has endured throughout his…

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The hard work of all staff members of Helderberg Hospice paid off when the facility achieved its 5th accreditation from COHSASA – a remarkable achievement in the middle of a pandemic.   Sheer grit and determination on behalf of all members of staff at the Helderberg Hospice in Somerset West in the Western Cape was required,…

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We invite application from suitable persons to take up the position of CEO. This person will take responsibility for the day to day activities at Helderberg Hospice, currently employing 54 staff members and working with a volunteer base of ±200. Application should be made on the official application form together with the Job description and required…

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Stewart Gordon is celebrating his 65th birthday this year with a positive attitude and a huge smile on his face.  He was born in Somerset West where he still resides, and is the eldest of six children. Life has not always been kind to him.  He was 10 years old when his mother passed away,…

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