Drakenstein Palliative Hospice provides Holistic Palliative Care to patients with life threatening or life limiting illness and support quality in life and dignity in death. Our professional care teams provide Medical care, Psychosocial care and Physical care all within a Home based care environment to an average of 250 patients per month.
Drakenstein Palliative Hospice is based in Paarl, Western Cape. It was started by volunteers in 1991 and has grown into an organisation that provides care to patients from various towns in the area, including the surrounding farms. This covers a distance of over 100km. (Saron – Simondium)
As another of our services we opened a community resource centre for vulnerable children within the Paarl area, Butterfly House. Our aim is to provide a safe space, nutritious meals, structure, educational and emotional support. We have 300 children, from ages 2 to 18, registered on our
During COVID-19 we started a temporary food provision program, for children in the Fairyland community. We provided breakfast and a cooked lunch during the week. During lock down levels 5 to 3, we were serving over 700 meals a day.
We are in need of financial assistance to help cover our monthly expenses to allow us to continue providing quality health care to the most vulnerable people within our community.
Together with Tania, the PILOXING Master Trainer for South Africa, Marcelle, the PILOXING Master Trainer for Middle East and a few International Elite and Elite Star instructors we will be hosting a 2 hour PILOXING class virtually to raise funds.
The event will take place on Friday 20 November from 17h30 SAST to 20h00 and any donation will get you an opportunity to try out this full body workout from 7 international instructors.