Hospice centres | South Africa Hospice centres | South Africa

15 Aug 2022

For hospice facilities, according to the Hospice Palliative Care Association of South Africa (see https://hpca.co.za/province/western-cape/), there is a total of 97 hospice facilities across the nine provinces.  The table below illustrates the total facilities in each province, with a noticeable bias towards urban areas:

Province Total (HPCA)
Western Cape 17
Eastern Cape 7
Free State 8
Gauteng 16
Kwazulu-Natal 19
Limpopo 2
Mpumalanga 8
North West 8
Northern Cape 12

As with LTC-sector, there is no information available that indicates the total bed availability across these facilities and how many (if any) are available for dementia.