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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Winter Bookfair at Polofields Crossing a hit!

Over the weekend of 26 to 28 May 2023, Polofields Crossing held the Winter Bookfair in support of HospiceWits. Once again, the bookfair was a great success and we raised some much needed funds that will go towards providing care and support to the communities in and around Johannesburg and Soweto. One of our biggest…

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HospiceWits launches another creative writing competition

From 26 to 28 May, the Winter Edition of the Polofields Crossing Book Fair in aid of HospiceWits will be delighting Gauteng book lovers. Funds from the Book Fair go to HospiceWits, so that we can continue to provide support and palliative care to communities in and around Johannesburg and Soweto.   The Book Fair…

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Cosy up with a book at the Polofields Crossing Winter Book Fair

The Winter Book Fair in support of HospiceWits is back. This follows the success of the previous book fairs which helped raise funds for the important work that HospiceWits does for the community in Johannesburg and Soweto. The Book Fair takes place at Polofileds Crossing Shopping Centre from 26 to 28 May. HospiceWits has been…

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Extending the Frontiers of Palliative Care

Palliative care is crucial to those at the end of life, and HospiceWits is dedicated to providing the highest level of service to the communities in and around Johannesburg and Soweto. Carers and service workers are always ready to learn and grow in this field and this year, HospiceWits is hosting the Palliative Care Symposium…

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