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Barrydale Hospice

MISSION:

To offer palliative care which integrates the physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs of terminally ill patients; to alleviate suffering and enhance quality of life in patients with active, progressive and advanced disease; to support the family through the bereavement period; and to develop and implement educational programmes to prevent the spread of disease.

VISION:

To perform palliative care to promote quality in life, dignity in death and support in bereavement to all persons living with a life-threatening illness.

TEAM:

We are governed by a Board of seven members and a constitution registered with the Department of Social Development.

Chairman : Mr Timothy Teale

Board Members:

Professor Colin Straker (Vice Chairman)

Sister Joana Van Der Merwe ( Palliative Care Sister/Manager)

Nola Frazer (Secretary)

Vincent Uren (Treasurer)

Edian Fortuin

Patron : Mrs Carien Smit