A Day in the Life of Rays of Hope Hospice Jinja.

December 1st, 2017

Tuesday 14 February, 2017 was a day like most other days at Rays of Hope Hospice Jinja. After morning prayers, conference and a quick cup of tea, two teams of palliative care clinicians and a drivers went off on home…

Hospice Jinja welcomes Irish Visitors

August 22nd, 2017

A group from Ireland visited Hospice Jinja last week. They spent a day with the team and traveled to the villages visiting the patients in their homes. They were able to see at first hand the work of Hospice bringing…

Hospice Jinja establishes New Outreach Clinics

June 12th, 2017

Hospice Jinja has extended its activities to Buyende and Bugiri districts. There are many patients and families suffering with life limiting illnesses in these districts that required palliative care. Community volunteer training and sensitization meetings were held with local community…

Continous Medical Education

April 10th, 2017

The Hospice Jinja team meets every morning where complex patients’ symptoms and main distresses are discussed and treatment plans  put in place. This provides an avenue to dialogue on how to provide the best possible care , to learn from…

Change of Vehicle for Hospice Jinja

January 30th, 2017

A welcome change of vehicle as one of our vehicles was on its last legs. Our outreach and mobile care programmes are totally dependent each day on our 3 vehicles. Reaching patients especially those in rural areas involves driving long…

Support for the very poor

December 12th, 2016

In an effort to alleviate the extreme poverty of some patients the comfort fund has now been extended and food parcels have been introduced. These parcels contain rice, beans, sugar and soap. They  are received with great gratitude.

Sad News

September 26th, 2016

It is with deep sadness that we regret to announce the sudden death of Joy , a loyal member of Hospice Jinja team. Joy has been with Hospice since its foundation in2005. She epitomized her name and always had a…

Charity Cycle London to Paris

August 22nd, 2016

Paddy and Munya cycled from London to Paris as a charity fundraiser for Hospice Jinja. They completed the  the cycle in 3 days, a great achievement. Thank you sincerely for your wonderful and imaginative fundraiser and to all who donated…

Retirement of Nurse Beatrice

July 7th, 2016

Beatrice ,a palliative care nurse specialist has retired from Hospice Jinja following six years with Hospice.

Beatrice was always the very essence of care and compassion in her interactions with patients and their families. She will be missed.

Meals on Wheels Mercy Ministry

May 9th, 2016

In April 2016 JPCC was able to start helping 11 Hospice clients We thank them for this beautiful work for our clients. A well as bringing food but equally important love and hope. Adequate food intake is essential for patients…