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DEDICATION TO MR ALAN LOOMES

Mr Alan Loomes was first introduced to HospiceWits in 1999 through our Architect Nicholas Whitcutt to launch the construction of our training centre at Mofolo…

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How older people can stay healthy as winter approaches

The pandemic has drawn our attention to the importance of staying healthy through the winter months – and this is especially true for people who…

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How can HospiceWits help you become a qualified carer?

Aside from providing care that meets the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of patients with life-limiting illnesses and their families residing in the greater…

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Here’s how HospiceWits’s short courses can set you on a path to provide care in your community

South Africa’s healthcare services were already overburdened and overstretched before COVID-19 struck, but the pandemic has made the need for adequate healthcare and supportive therapeutic…

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HospiceWits and Polofields Crossing team up for inaugural annual Book Fair

Books have always been a staple of HospiceWits shops in Johannesburg, with many people regularly dropping by to see which new pre-loved publications are gracing…

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Homecare sister goes the extra mile to help each patient

Sister Yolanda Tomlinson describes herself as an energiser-bunny caregiver who feels happiest when she sees others feeling comfortable. Tomlinson works as a homecare sister at…

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How to take care of your mental health when you’re in the midst of mourning

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic a year ago has brought with it many lessons. The most painful of these has probably been learning to…

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How you can help HospiceWits in 2021

The pandemic has put increased financial pressure on just about all of us, and this is also the case for NPOs like HospiceWits, who rely…

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VACANCY – SOCIAL WORKER

PURPOSE To co-ordinate and provide psychosocial services to patient, families and significant others who are referred to the organisation, as an integral member of the…

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How to make the festive season special for family or friends receiving hospice care

The festive season is traditionally a time of togetherness with those closest to us, but it is easy to forget about the beauty of this…

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