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Tree of Light

For many of us the approaching year-end festivities and Christmas celebrations brings with it moments of sadness as we remember those who are no longer with us. At Stepping Stone Hospice we understand this possibly better than most and have therefore decided to host a tree-lighting ceremony on Saturday November 30, 2019, a ceremony that can be seen as a beacon of hope, strength and a celebration of life.

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A day to honour our nurses

A day to honour our nurses

It could not be more timely that the World Health Organization designated 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. The courageous work of nurses and other healthcare workers in face of coronavirus does honour the YONM 2020 and the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth on 12th May, now celebrated as International Nurses Day.

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Important milestones at Stepping Stone Hospice's training centre

Important milestones at Stepping Stone Hospice's training centre

Stepping Stone Hospice’s Centre for Palliative Learning in New Market Park, Alberton, continues to gain credibility on a national level. In March this year their training centre became the second hospice training centre in South Africa to have earned an accreditation for their home based care training programme.

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Palliative care increased

Palliative care increased

Stepping Stone Hospice & Care Services in New Market Park, Alberton, achieved the almost impossible during Lockdown 2020 – in a matter of three weeks, and with the help of the community, Stepping Stone Hospice increased its palliative care capacity from an 8-bed In-Patient Unit to a 13-bed In-Patient Unit!

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An emotional reunion at Stepping Stone Hospice

An emotional reunion at Stepping Stone Hospice

Scenes of an emotional reunion played out at the Stepping Stone Hospice In-Patient Unit in New Market Park on Tuesday 25 February 2020 when hospice patient, Irineia Perreira popped in to greet the staff and CEO, Tersia Burger.

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Hospice cyclist receives personalised cycling shirt

Hospice cyclist receives personalised cycling shirt

Anatomic Sportswear on Friday handed over a personalised cycling kit valued at R4000 to Stepping Stone Hospice cyclist, Nick Erasmus, who as an individual, raised the most funds for the hospice’s charity cycling team in the 2019 Discovery 947 Ride Joburg.

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Hospice patient celebrates with loved ones

Hospice patient celebrates with loved ones

No better way to celebrate not only Valentine’s Day, but also your birthday, with those you love and treasure the most. Stepping Stone Hospice patient, Louise McIntyre, celebrated her 75th birthday on Friday in the hospice’s garden with her sister, her twin sons and a granddaughter “and the hospice staff of course, who I believe are all angels and hand-picked by God Himself.”

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Hospice to host its 5th Annual Fundraising Golf Day

Hospice to host its 5th Annual Fundraising Golf Day

Time to dust off the golf clubs, polish the shoes and get ready to team up with your mate in the Stepping Stone Hospice Annual “Tee for Two” Golf Day, to be held on Thursday April 16, 2020 at Reading Country Club!

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Hospice students now in workplace

Hospice students now in workplace

Stepping Stone Hospice’s Centre of Palliative Learning has reached a historical milestone in January 2020 when their first group of 30 Home Based Care Assistant students were successfully placed in the workplace to complete their six-month practical experience.

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Thank you for making 2019 a memorable year!

Thank you for making 2019 a memorable year!

In many ways 2019 was a good year, a year where we managed to raise above the many challenges Non-Profit Organizations are faced with, a year where once again, our beautiful community rallied behind us and got us through some very difficult times.

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Pietie visits his friends

Pietie visits his friends

One or two (or maybe more) phone calls, and it was decided…. Pietie is to visit his friend in the In-Patient Unit at Stepping Stone Hospice in New Market Park. After all, they have been together since 2015, never a day apart, they are each other companions and they have a lot to catch up on.

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Nurses now have own tea room

Nurses now have own tea room

After weeks of careful planning and construction, the key to a beautiful new nurse’s tea room has officially been handed over to Stepping Stone Hospice CEO, Tersia Burger, on Friday November 1, 2019, by Pastor Alan Sutton on behalf of the Doxa Deo church in Meyersdal.

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Our Tree of Lights

Our Tree of Lights

For many of us the approaching year-end festivities and Christmas celebrations brings with it moments of sadness as we remember those who are no longer with us. At Stepping Stone Hospice we understand this possibly better than most and have therefore decided to host a tree-lighting ceremony on Saturday November 30, 2019, a ceremony that can be seen as a beacon of hope, strength and a celebration of life.

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HOMEMAKERS reaches out to hospice

HOMEMAKERS reaches out to hospice

As part of the annual 10-day Cancervive Ride, the HOMEMAKERS Care team joined the Cancervive riders, survivors and supporters on their journey at their awareness show at Reef Tankers, Germiston on Wednesday, October 9, 2019.

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Glenanda Primary learners honour teacher's memory

Glenanda Primary learners honour teacher's memory

The Grade 3 learners at Glenanda Primary last week donated R30 400 to Stepping Stone Hospice & Care Services, funds raised in memory of one of their Grade 3 teachers who passed away at the Stepping Stone Hospice’s In-patient Unit in January this year. The funds were generated through a Cake & Candy Sale held earlier this year.

CEO of Hospice, Tersia Burger, attended the schools assembly on Thursday the 10th of October, and in accepting the cheque, thanked the learners and the staff of the school for their kindness, assuring them that the funds will be used to “continue the care provided to those facing the effects of a life-limiting illness.”

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The good guys at Diesel Bro’s

The good guys at Diesel Bro’s

Diesel Bro's, a diesel wholesale company situated in Aspen Hills, recently paid Stepping Stone Hospice & Care Services a visit, delivering a bakkie-load of items from the hospice’s Wish List. “Thank you to Joe Dias and the rest of his amazing team for this wonderful donation!

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Lockdown

Lockdown

‘Last Wishes’ Campaign

A Hospice For My Daughter
The Story of Debbie Townsend
To Feel it, One last Time
The Story of Christo Heymans

What is a Hospice

Hospice is not a place but a ‘philosophy of care’ for people facing a life-limiting illness. It addresses a patient’s physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs, and also helps support those who love them.

A common misconception about hospice is that it is ‘a last resort’ and that a person must be bedridden or unable to communicate in order to receive help.

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Our Services

Home Based Care

Home Based Care

Our palliative trained nursing sisters visit patients in their own homes. The nursing sister co-ordinates the care and liaises with other hospice team members such as the doctor, social worker, community care workers, volunteer caregivers and other professionals who may be involved in treating the patient.

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In Patient Unit (IPU)

In Patient Unit (IPU)

Most people choose to receive hospice care in their homes; however, when a symptom such as pain cannot be managed in the home, patients can choose to receive care in our inpatient hospice unit.

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Home Based Nursing

Home Based Nursing

We place trained care-workers in the patient’s home to care for the patient’s needs. The care, according to the patient’s need, can be from one day a week to up to 24 hour nursing, alternating between two care-workers.

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Bereavement Counselling

Bereavement Counselling

Grief is personal and won’t ever be experienced by two individuals in exactly the same way. That person alone knows the depth of their grief and they need to listen to their own inner coping strategies. There are some people who get stuck at a certain point in their grieving journey

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