After many months of a quiet calendar, the last quarter of 2022 has rushed by with a chock-a-block schedule of fun, exciting and memorable events that have made a significant impact for Knysna Sedgefield Hospice. November has been the pinnacle of this new season for us with successful events just about every week! Firstly, and […]Read More »
Category: General News
Palliative Care: “The Secret Weapon Hiding In Plain Sight”
Palliative Care: ‘The Secret Weapon Hiding In Plain Sight’ Sachin H. JainContributor Healthcare I cover transformation and innovation across the health care industry. PATRICK MCMULLAN VIA GETTY IMAGES Diane Meier wanted to talk. The renowned geriatrician, professor of medical ethics, and director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care read my article in Forbes and was concerned. “Everyone is […]Read More »
Knysna Nite Race Water Table
Knysna Sedgefield Hospice had the privilege of serving our community by providing a water table serving ice cold water, sweets and coke to the runners who joined in on The Knysna Nite Race last night, organised by the Knysna Marathon Club. Staff members were also given the opportunity to participate in the race and we’re […]Read More »
Hearts for Hospice
As a Hospice we recognise that it is often hard for a healthy person to see the needs beyond the physical/medical needs of a patient. Patients have dreams and aspirations that they begin to realise will never manifest due to their declining health. We don’t want to minimise the importance of the psycho-social needs of […]Read More »
Hospice celebrates 30 years
A champion isn’t made of muscle; a champion is made of heart! Liang ChowRead More »
Volunteers are love in motion.
“Let us meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.” Mother TeresaRead More »
Racing for Dreams and Driving for Change.
“Petrol flows strongly in our veins, but the desire to give back beats strongly in our heart’s” says Ladies Hillclimb spokesperson Lerryn Mew.Read More »
Things you might not know about Knysna-Sedgefield Hospice
We have been providing holistic palliative care and support to the greater Knysna Sedgefield Community to person with progressive, incurable or chronic debilitating illnesses since 1986. Hospice provides care and support on an average to 312 patients per month. Our patients are categorized into 3: Category 1: not so sick, Category 2: Chronic Illnesses, and […]Read More »