newsletter-2022

Newsletter December 2022

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Creating a safe space

CREATING A SAFE SPACE…     Creating a safe space is integral to providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and families. What does this mean in practice? Firstly, that you respect the privat...

The festive season a time to intensify our care

THE FESTIVE SEASON: A TIME TO INTENSIFY OUR CARE? 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 suppo...

when people get sick they become poor when the poor get sick they become even poorer

WHEN PEOPLE GET SICK, THEY BECOME ‘POOR’; WHEN THE POOR GET SICK, THEY BECOME EVEN POORER.’ Approximately 50% of patients are referred to Overstrand Hospice by state hospitals and clinics. Most of these patients (and the...

Vacancy: Professional nursing sister/enrolled nurse

PROFESSIONAL NURSING SISTER / ENROLLED NURSE in HERMANUS Overstrand Hospice in Hermanus invites applications for the above position. Requirements: SANC registration Own vehicle and valid code 08 driver’s licence Fluent ...

Agm notice

NPO053/316     NPC 2005/040864/08     PBO 930024673 PRACTICE NO 0729876   NOTICE OF THE 14th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 10 Hope Street, Hermanus Wednesday, 11September 2019 at 17:30 Supporters of Overstrand Hospice NPC ...

how to buy a brick on our wall of remembrance

HOW TO BUY A BRICK ON OUR WALL OF REMEMBRANCE   Have your Bank Card and your cell phone with you. Read every page, be patient and wait – it will work Do not be afraid to make a mistake – you can always go back On th...

overstrand hospice responset o national lockdown

OVERSTRAND HOSPICE RESPONSE TO NATIONAL LOCKDOWN Overstrand Hospice’s No end to Caring during Lockdown! The safety and protection of our patients and families is of paramount importance to us. We remain committed to...

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No end to caring

NO END TO CARING The onset of CORONA Virus has heightened our awareness of the plight of people diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, and the numerous challenges patients and their  families are having to deal ...

The-strain-of-covid-19-on-hospice-care

THE STRAIN OF COVID-19 ON HOSPICE CARE   The strain of COVID-19 on Hospice Care Comfort, touch, togetherness: these are among the key elements of hospice care; the kind of care offered at the end of one’s life. Yet t...

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