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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...

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,...

Support Hospice East Rand via My School Card
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Support Hospice East Rand via My School Card

Hospice East Rand is excited to announce that they are now a beneficiary of MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet. This initiative is South Africa’s leading community loyalty programme that enables supporters to raise funds for causes selected from the programme’s beneficiary list. The programme allows shoppers to contribute towards their chosen cause at no extra cost to...

Rynpark Invests In Continuous Skills Development
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Rynpark Invests In Continuous Skills Development

Headed by Sr Marja Baard, Rynpark 6 Frail Care believes in continuous training and upliftment of its staff to continue the high level of care they provide for the frail. As such, they have partnered with Hospice East Rand for palliative care training. The benefits are numerous says Sr Marja sighting that her staff receive...

Hospice East Rand Inspired by Ms Inspire SA Women 2020
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Hospice East Rand Inspired by Ms Inspire SA Women 2020

Hospice East Rand recently had the privilege of meeting Saleha Maharaj, Ms Inspire SA Woman 2020. As an agent for change in South Africa, Saleha provides inspiration for our youth to uplift, empower and bring about positive change in our country. Saleha says “we need each other to move forward from our problems in South...

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