What is Hospice?

Hospice Rustenburg provides, free of charge, home-based palliative care to terminally ill people and their families in the Greater Rustenburg Community and the Bojonala District.

To Whom Does Hospice Provide Care?

Anyone with a life-threatening illness, such as cancer, HIV/AIDS and end-stage chronic illness, is eligible for care.

If you are in need of our services, please contact us directly.

What is Palliative Care?

Palliative Care is any form of medical care or treatment that concentrates on reducing the severity of disease symptoms, rather than striving to halt, delay or reverse progression of the disease itself; or provide a cure.

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LATEST NEWS

Hospice Howler July 2018
9 Jul 06:46 pm

 

21st Anniversary Golf Day
30 Apr 10:21 pm

DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM BY CLICKING HERE OR CONTACT ELIZE PRETORIOUS VIA EMAIL ON hosprtb@mweb.co.za 

Thank You 2017
19 Dec 06:08 pm

Hospice Inspires Young Dancers
20 Sep 08:21 am

Dancers take hands with Hospice Rustenburg.  On 29 June 2017 dancers from different dance studios in Rustenburg...

ABOUT US

Community involvement is a big part of how we make a difference. We are always looking for people to help out at our fundraising events or volunteers to assist in the shops and / or, after training, with caring for patients. Donations are always appreciated. Our second hand shops welcome any donations of clothing, linen, bric-a-brac, furniture, cutlery, crockery etc. Some people choose to assist via cash donations in lieu of flowers at funerals, bequests or debit orders into our bank account.
OUR BANKING DETAILS Hospice Rustenburg, First National Bank Account - 6253 3201 141, Branch - 260 246
Please email a notification of the deposit to hosprtb2@mweb.co.za
As a non-profit organisation (NPO 030 333), we have various projects and programmes that help us raise funds. Here are some of them:
  • Tin Project
  • Donations from ‘Friends’
  • Second hand shops
  • Donations in lieu of flowers
  • Rag Project
  • Mobile shop
  • Events
  • Corporate funding
Financial assistance is tax-deductable (PBO Number: 18/11/13/4711).
Our approach focuses on improving quality of life for terminally ill people in our community, and we do this by means of early identification and impeccable assessment and treatment of pain and other problems. We have a fully-trained and highly professional team and employ a multi-disciplinary approach in providing physical, psychological, psychosocial, social, spiritual and cultural care. OUR PATIENT CARE PROGRAMME INCLUDES THESE SERVICES:
  • Home-based care
  • Nutritional support
  • Orphan and vulnerable children care and support
  • Bereavement care
  • Social support services
  • Support groups and poverty alleviation programmes
  • Spiritual care
  • Patient advocacy
  • Equipment loan and hire
Hospice Rustenburg provides, free of charge, home-based palliative care to people and their families who are suffering from or are affected by life threatening and life limiting illnesses in the Greater Rustenburg and the Bojanala District communities. Our vision is to provide excellent palliative care to all, supporting quality of life and dignity in death. Uncompromisingly, We Aim To
  • Provide holistic palliative care to all, embracing the mental, physical, emotional, social, spiritual and cultural aspects of the individual.
  • To relieve pain and other distressing symptoms of illness.
  • Advocate for appropriate care and follow up through a functional referral system.
  • Empower the family and community to cope effectively with the impact of the illness.
  • Care for the care giver.
  • Encourage participation by all stakeholders.
  • Network with other community based organisations to provide a holistic service.