HospiceWits starts new support group

It can be difficult caring for someone with a life threatening illness and even harder still once they have passed on. Support groups provide much needed help and afford people the opportunity to share their experiences. Knowing that you are not alone can be comforting. HospiceWits already runs two support groups and from 3 March…

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New HospiceWits shop opens in Norwood

Norwood is known for artsy crowd and fine dining in eclectic restaurants. Norwood, along with Linksfield Ridge, are known to be among the oldest suburbs in Johannesburg, with many of the homes in the area dating as far back as the 1920s and 1930s. Nestled between Houghton, Orange Grove and Highlands North, the suburb is…

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Five tips to get you decluttering with HospiceWits Shops

Have you opened your cupboard at the start of the year and realised that you have a lot of clutter? Perhaps you have a large amount of clothes that you bought with the intention to ‘wear it someday’, but that day hasn’t yet come. Maybe you’ve been gifted items that you don’t use or have…

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10 Unique Christmas Gifts You Can Find at HospiceWits’ Charity Shops

The festive season is all about giving, spreading joy, and celebrating with loved ones. But finding the perfect Christmas gifts can sometimes be a daunting task, especially if you’re looking for something unique and heartfelt. That’s where HospiceWits’ charity shops come to the rescue! Not only will you discover one-of-a-kind items, but your purchases also…

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HospiceWits appoints dedicated palliative care doctor

HospiceWits has appointed Dr Charles Mangolele to a full time position as a Palliative Home Care Doctor. Dr Mangolele took up the position on 1 September 2023. Palliative care is administered to people who have serious and life-threatening illnesses, particularly to those who are in need of end-of-life care. Palliative care doesn’t just focus on…

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Let the light shine with HospiceWits Tree of Light

The HospiceWits Tree of Light celebration has become a firm favourite event on the calendar. Each year, we get a chance to honour our loved ones who have passed away with a celebration of light, music and entertainment. This year’s Tree of Light will take place at Sacred Heart College on 2 December. The festivities…

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The Blessing of HospiceWits: A Family’s Gratitude for Palliative Care

My family’s journey with HospiceWits began at a time of uncertainty and heartache. My beloved mother, a pillar of strength in our family, was facing the profound challenges of a life-limiting illness. In our darkest hour, we discovered the comforting embrace of HospiceWits, an organisation that would soon become an indispensable part of our lives.…

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A NEW CHAPTER IN PALLIATIVE CARE FOR HOSPICEWITS

a response to the growing needs of our society As a commitment to offer world-class palliative care to our communities in Johannesburg and Soweto, HospiceWits strives to be innovative and comparable with global trends in the provision of care and support for our patients and their loved ones.  With this in mind, we recognised “the…

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