Quality of life,
dignity in death,
for all in Bitou.
The PlettAid Foundation provides holistic palliative care to patients and their families in Bitou, Western Cape. Palliative care is a health care approach that aims to improve the quality of life of patients, who together with their families, are facing a life-limiting illness. Care includes the relief of suffering and the early identification, impeccable assessment and management of pain and other distressing symptoms, whether physical, emotional, social, spiritual or cultural in origin.
“The moment Hospice entered into our lives, the quality of our lives improved and we were able to find meaning in this journey.”ElizabethHusband passed away from pancreatic cancer
“Sister Bernie helped me to talk with my children about my illness and that I am dying. She has helped my children with all of their questions and problems too.”PaulaPassed away from breast cancer
“I have no family. You are the pillar I am leaning on. You are all of my support.”SarahPassed away due to HIV and TB