You are not alone: the importance of support groups

Caring for someone with a degenerative illness can be challenging. We often feel as though we are in it alone, carrying this burden through our daily lives on our own. This is why support groups are so important. For one thing, they help us realise that we are not the only ones going through the…

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Hopeful Homes: Supporting Home Care at HospiceWits

Let’s inspire hope and make a real difference together. Every donation helps us bring light into the lives of those battling life-threatening illness. Help Bring Hope to Soweto – Support Home-Based Care for HospiceWits In the heart of Soweto, where vibrant culture meets the harsh reality of poverty, there’s an urgent need for compassion and care.…

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Act FAST if you suspect the onset of a stroke

A Stroke is a devastating medical emergency that requires immediate attention. Stroke, also known as a cerebrovascular accident (CVA), can have long term effects that vary in severity and can have an impact on the life of the person who has experienced the Stroke. Among some of the long-term effects are loss of movement, loss…

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Clear the way for Spring and help HospiceWits

Spring is here and it’s time for some traditional spring cleaning! It’s the time of the year when you take a good look at your books, your clothing, your furniture and appliances and the toys the kids no longer play with and contemplate giving them a brand-new home.  The idea of cleaning out one’s home…

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Local business partners with HospiceWits

HospiceWits relies on assistance from the community for support in order to continue providing quality palliative care to those in need in the Greater Johannesburg and Soweto area. Some of those who support us are businesses one of those is Lyons, that are celebrating their 75th anniversary by partnering with HospiceWits. “We are honoured both…

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HospiceWits brings hope with new support groups

At HospiceWits, we know how challenging it can be to care for someone with a dread disease or progressive illness. Caring for people in these circumstances is part of what we do. Part of our focus is also on bringing help and support to the families and loved ones of those who are patients with…

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Illuminate Hope: Support HospiceWits Tree of Light in 2023

Traditionally, the HospiceWits Tree of Light is an initiative that continues to be a beacon of hope, strength and a celebration of life. It is the time to remember loved ones who have passed and celebrate the lives of all those we love. HospiceWits gives donors the chance to buy a globe for the Tree…

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Support HospiceWits

HospiceWits is a charitable organisation that relies on support from the public to keep it running. It supplies quality hospice and palliative care to residents in the communities of Johannesburg and Soweto, and surrounding areas. Why not support HospiceWits in their efforts to bring end-of-life care to their patients as well as mental, emotional, and…

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Mental health support for people under Hospice Care

Mental health support is an important aspect of hospice care, which many people are unaware of. It is a vital part of the work that HospiceWits does in supporting the communities in the greater Johannesburg and Soweto areas. Hospice provides mental health support to patients, and when needed, to their families. This support may even…

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Alzheimers: How hospice helps

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disease that affects cognitive function of the brain. It is one of the most common forms of dementia and leads to memory loss with patients needing a high level of care. There is no cure and the disease cannot be reversed. HospiceWits understands the strain that caring for an Alzheimer’s…

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