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MANAGEMENT TEAM

Sr Cecily van Heerden

CEO

Cecily is a professional nurse with extensive knowledge in both Health Care and Leadership. She graduated from Stellenbosch University with a degree in Nursing, worked in primary health care for 15 years before starting with Hospice. 

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She has mentored and coached clinical teams in palliative assessment, care planning and holistic care. Cecily was contracted by the Hospice Palliative Care Association of SA to offer assistance, mentoring and coaching in the following aspects of an organisation: governance and leadership, human resource management, risk management and quality control, monitoring and evaluation, holistic patient care. She was contracted by Ukuphela Training, a Health and Welfare SETA accredited training provider as a facilitator and assessor for various courses. Cecily is CEO of Hospice Plett.

Russel Braum

Operations Manager

Russel comes from the hospitality industry, having worked as a restaurant General Manager and hotel Food & Beverage Manager in various establishments around South Africa for 16 years. He manages all aspects of business side of the organisation.

CLINICAL TEAM

Sr Yvonne Samuel

Sr Marlene Joseph

Sr Dorett Herbst

Charlotte Bothma

ADMIN TEAM

From left to right: Wendy Craig, Beryl Langdown, Carla Funde, Jamie Swartz, Russel Braum

HOSPICE TEAM

Top row (left to right): Lonwabo Charles, Roseline Gysman, Jacqueline Windwaai, Anthea May, Mr Edward Muchenje

Bottom row (left to right): Marie Pluim, Clara Lawrence and Sr Heléne Pieters

COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE WORKERS

Top row (left to right): Anthea May, Shanice Nomdoe, Marie Pluim, Jacqueline Windwaai, Sindiswa Siyila, Sarah Mc Cullum, Poppy Matola, Linda Sofika, Funeka Mvandaba, Neliswa Mpondo, Beauty Ngamlana, Sidumo Marau, Phindiwe Khuzwayo, Manzikazi Febana

Bottom row (left to right): Beulah Everts, Clara Lawrence, Vivian Dephe, Valencia Maxim, Maureen Shembe, Kaylene Juries, Christelle Jansen, Anette Cupido, Austin Plaatjies, Roseline Gysman and Nomonde George

NEW HORIZONS WELLNESS TEAM

From left to right: Clara Lawrence, Sr Heléne Pieters, Sarah Mc Cullum, Jacqueline Windwaai, Vivian Dephe, Valencia Maxim & Sr Yvonne Samuel

KRANSHOEK WELLNESS TEAM

From left to right: Shanice Nomdoe, Justice Lose, Austin Plaatjies, Anthea May, Sr Marlene Joseph and Beulah Everts

KWANOKUTHULA WELLNESS TEAM

Top row (left to right): Chumisa Lupondwana, Mr Edward Muchenje, Poppy Matola, Happiness Magwebu, Phindiwe Khuzwayo, Neliswa Mpondo and Nomonde George

Bottom row (left to right): Queen Ntukantu, Maureen Shembe, Cynthia Gobisiba and Beauty Ngamlana

WITTEDRIFT WELLNESS TEAM

From left to right: Roseline Gysman, Ronel Thorne, Sr Marlene Joseph and Anette Cupido

CRAGS WELLNESS TEAM

From left to right: Sr Heléne Pieters, Marie Pluim, Sindiswa Siyila, Sr Marlene Joseph, Mariana Terblanche and Funeka Mvandaba

BOSSIESGIF/TOWN WELLNESS TEAM

From left to right: Sidumo Marau, Linda Sofika, Manzikazi Febana, Elize Davidson and Sr Yvonne Samuel

MOBILE WELLNESS TEAM

From left to right: Danray Le Fleur, Mr Edward Muchenje and Nomsa Madaka

COUNSELLORS TEAM

Top row (left to right): Justice Lose, Chumisa Lupondwna, Danray Le Fleur, Nomsa Madaka, Mariana Terblanche, Happiness Magwebu

Bottom row (left to right): Queen Ntukantu, Cynthia Gobisiba, Ronel Thorne and Elize Davidson

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Rae Gilbert

Chairman

Lady Conyngham

Vice Chairman

Gavin Ward

Treasurer

Philippa Stratten

Legal

Gavin George

Insurance & Risk Management

Herman Nieuwoudt

Community Liaison