Though he must have seen the worst of the worse during his time as a missionary in Uganda and Rwanda, 30-year old Chrispin Mukonda’s faith and believe in a loving God is as rock-solid as ever. Chrispin is currently completing his practical training as a caregiver at the FWC Hospice in Hursthill, Johannesburg. He joined [...]
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If ever there was a testament to excellent palliative care, then it must be in the case of FWC Hospice patient, Cynthia Bond (74), who has been bedridden for the past 16 years, yet has not once suffered from a bed sore and still greets anyone who enters her room with a big smile and [...]
One of the most famous quotes by the founder of the Hospice movement, Dame Cicely Saunders, reads: “You matter because you are you, and you matter to the end of your life. We will do all we can not only to help you die peacefully, but also to live until you die.” Within that quote [...]
Centenarian Kesentseng Mirriam Ratladi (102) and her son Osborne, enjoying some precious time together. There aren’t a lot of people who can say that they have lived through both the Spanish Flu and the Covid-19 pandemics in their lifetime. But centenarian Kesentseng Mirriam Ratladi (102) can certainly tick both these boxes as she [...]