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Get Your Medical Aid Working For You
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Get Your Medical Aid Working For You

Being diagnosed with a life-limiting illness is a daunting ordeal to navigate. Not only are you hit with shear shock at first but have to contend with information overload on your “where to from here” journey. The standard path normally looks something like this. Once your condition has been diagnosed and a treatment plan put...

Hurlyvale Primary Gives Back
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Hurlyvale Primary Gives Back

Hospice East Rand is excited to share that the grade one pupils from Hurlyvale Primary School took to their cupboards last week in support of our Bring-A-Thing fundraiser for Mandela Day. Our fundraiser asks supporters to look within their homes for items that are no longer needed and can be donated to us for resale...

St Benedict’s Supports Bring-a-Thing
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St Benedict’s Supports Bring-a-Thing

“St Benedict’s lives by their motto “Veritas in Caritate” which simply translated means Truth in Charity. This was evident while standing under one of their gazebos this Mandela Day enjoying a cup of coffee with staff and parents,” says Jonquil Siepman, Marketing and Media liaison for Hospice East Rand. St Bennies was supporting Hospice East...

St Dunstan’s Give Back
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St Dunstan’s Give Back

“St Dunstan’s College define themselves as a community united that always gives back. Never is this more evident than in the support the school provides Hospice East Rand on an ongoing basis”, says Jonquil Siepman, marketing and media liaison for Hospice East Rand. “Our relationship stems back many years and every new year their willingness...

Hospice East Rand Welcomes New Doctor
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Hospice East Rand Welcomes New Doctor

Hospice East Rand is excited to welcome Dr Lois Tarwa to our team. Dr Tarwa is passionate about palliative care as is evident through her journey so far. Dr Tarwa’s interest in cancer and palliative care started in high school when she was part of the debutante programme volunteering for the Cancer Association of South...

Hospice East Rand Remembers Its Oldest Patient
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Hospice East Rand Remembers Its Oldest Patient

Hospice East Rand’s patient, Eileen Freed past away recently at the age of 104 years and 8 months. Eileen was Hospice’s oldest patient of record and an excellent reminder that signing up as a patient with Hospice East Rand doesn’t mean signing your death sentence. Hospice affirms life and regards death as a natural process....

Stefanutti Stocks Sponsors Health Care Workers
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Stefanutti Stocks Sponsors Health Care Workers

Multidisciplinary construction group, Stefanutti Stocks recently sponsored twelve healthcare workers the opportunity to attend an introduction to palliative care course facilitated by Hospice East Rand. Stefanutti Stocks has a culture in investing in people to provide a framework for personal growth and development, ensuring people are given the tools to take responsibility and ownership for...

A Salute To Our Social Workers
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A Salute To Our Social Workers

March marks Social Worker month. A month to acknowledge the effort and sacrifice social workers put in, day in and day out, for the communities in which they work. The role of a social worker varies according to the field in which they focus whether it be social development, family development, children and youth, gerontology,...

Remembering Loved Ones Lost
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Remembering Loved Ones Lost

As the year starts drawing to a close, we reflect on the past and in doing so remember our loved ones lost along the way. Hospice East Rand will be hosting their annual Candles of Remembrance Ceremony virtually again this year for you to pay tribute to your lost loved ones in the safety and...

St Benedict’s Supports Bring-A-Thing
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St Benedict’s Supports Bring-A-Thing

With Spring in the air and a good holiday behind them the students, parents and staff of St Benedict’s took to their cupboards for a good clean out in aid of Hospice East Rand. Dubbed Bring-A-Thing for Hospice East Rand they brought something to school to donate to Hospice that could be resold in their...

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