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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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