Helderberg Hospice Open Gardens Festival 2021

By Celestine Van der Merwe | August 22, 2021

The most beautiful private gardens in and around the Helderberg will be open to the public on   Saturday, 9 October 2021  Sunday, 10 October 2021  Saturday, 16 October 2021  Sunday, 17 October 2021  to benefit Helderberg Hospice.   The gardens will be open from 09h00 – 16h00.    Adults:                                       […]

Notification of Helderberg Hospice Annual General Meeting

By Celestine Van der Merwe | July 28, 2021

Herewith an invitation to our Annual General Meeting, which will be conducted via Zoom. Please register before 20 August 2021 – we look forward to welcoming you – virtually of course! Please note that the time has been changed from the usual 12:00 to 16:00 to allow more people to attend.  

Edge Moments by Dorian Haarhoff

By Celestine Van der Merwe | July 9, 2021

For it’s not the story that counts. What matters is the way you tell it…. Another necessary thing is to know what part of the story to leave out. (Oom Schalk Lourens) Oom Schalk, story-teller extraordinaire, wit and homespun philosopher, is the creation of the South African writer, Herman Charles Bosman (1905-1951). One of my […]

Cynthia’s story

By Celestine Van der Merwe | June 28, 2021

In celebration of Mother’s Day, we invited patient Cynthia to a pampering session, facilitated by trained volunteers.  Cynthia was a single mother of two, only 36 years old, and her life had not been easy.  We felt that she would enjoy a little spoiling and nurturing. The therapy included a delicious breakfast and soft touch […]