Beacon of Care is led by Dr Helena Nothnagel who is a GP based in Ballito. After returning to South Africa from the UK, she volunteered at the Highway Hospice for 2 years, but moved to Ballito in 2013. In 2018 she completed a course: Palliative Care in Family Medicine through Stellenbosch University.
Emily Mathe has been a professional nurse for 40 years. She also has a Diploma in Psychiatric nursing. She also has a Diploma in Nursing Education as well as HIV/Aids Management in the Workplace from Medunsa.
Dr Raksha Balbadhur graduated Cum Laude from UCT in 2001 and achieved her Diploma in Anaesthetics in 2004 with a post graduate diploma in palliative care in 2014 and then went on to do her masters degree in palliative care on dignity therapy for patients with advanced disease.