Busting the myths about hospice care

When it comes to hospice care, there are a few preconceived notions that are inaccurate or untrue. We take a look at five myths about hospice care and give you the lowdown on how it really works. HospiceWits cares for any patient with a life-threatening illness and those who are in the end stages of…

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Making a bequest to HospiceWits

Charitable bequests are a way to keep one’s ideals, compassion for others, and legacy alive and can benefit recipients for years to come. A bequest may be in the form of personal property, pre-loved items or a monetary donation, that is left to a person or organisation in one’s will. Many people choose to make…

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What is palliative care?

HospiceWits offers palliative care to the community in and around Johannesburg and Soweto. We often get asked what exactly is palliative care? Is it different from hospice care? Palliative care is given to people who are dealing with long term illness, as well as people who are undergoing chemotherapy. The whole idea behind palliative care…

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Save money and the environment with thrift clothing shopping

Vintage is in. Retro is in. Sustainable second-hand fashion is in. It’s the latest trend and it carries more benefits than looking cool and stylish in old school threads: it also reduces strain on the environment. Each year, literal tons of clothing are taken to landfills, factories pollute the atmosphere and unscrupulous clothing producers take…

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What is Hospice care?

Hospices offer compassionate care for people with terminal illnesses who are approaching the end of their lives. They also provide support for the family members of all those receiving palliative care, as well as psycho-social support for both the patients and their loved ones. Hospice, as it is known today, is largely based on the…

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