Our Services

You have just been given the news that you have a disease that will end your life. You’re afraid, angry, uncertain and scared. Maybe you are already in pain. How are you going to cope? How is your family going to cope? You are not ready to die. You want to live. Call HospiceWits and we will help and support you, and ensure that you live each day, week, month or year to the fullest. The quantity of your life may have been determined, but the quality has not. We promise to help you live well for longer and to celebrate your life to the end, ensuring that you are pain free and able to die with dignity.

HospiceWits is available from the time you are diagnosed with a life threatening illness, to walk you through the shock and fear, and to support you and your family. Just coming to terms with what you know is hard enough. We are there to support and care for you and your family, and help you live your life to the fullest.

Home Based Care

The primary form of care is in the patient’s home. We have a team of professional nurses trained in palliative care who cover the whole of Johannesburg and Soweto. Our doctors, social workers and counsellors will also visit patients and their families at home.

In-Patient Care (IPU)

Adult IPU facilities are located in Houghton, Johannesburg and Diepkloof, Soweto.

The primary form of care is in the patient’s home. We have a team of professional nurses trained in palliative care who cover the whole of Johannesburg and Soweto. Our doctors, social workers and counsellors will also visit patients and their families at home.

We offer:

  • Pain management and symptom control through trained doctors and nurses
  • Counselling and support through psychologists, social workers and spiritual counsellors to patients and their families
  • Grief, Loss and Bereavement counselling
  • Equipment hire: wheelchairs, crutches, commodes can be hired for a nominal fee.

Our Credentials & Accreditation

  • Copies of the following documents can be provided on request:
  • 5 Star accreditation with Council for Health Services Accreditation of Southern Africa (COHSASA)
  • Registered Member of the Hospice Palliative Care Association of SA (HPCA)
  • BEE Scorecard – Level 3
  • NPO Registration (000-708 NPO)
  • PBO Registration (PBO930002687)
  • Income Tax Exemption Approval (Section 18.A)
  • VAT Registered