Welcome to the WCRC website

Western Cape Rehabilitation Centre , for Persons with Physical Disabilities, is a specialised rehabilitation centre, which accepts appropriate referrals from all levels of health services (i.e. tertiary, secondary, district and primary level health services). Clients can also refer themselves to the WCRC Out-patient clinic for one-stop assessment and management purposes.

We have an online referral facility to make it easier for you to make contact with us. Please click here to access the online referral form.You are welcome to fax your referral form to 086 444 0153 or 021 370 2400 for Attention: The Bed Management Team (BMT) or via email to the following staff of the BMT: Tertia.McKee@westerncape.gov.za or Lydian.October@westerncape.gov.za

The WCRC provides specialised, high-intensity rehabilitation and community-reintegration programmes for persons with physical disabilities. The focus is outcome-based and the promotion of functional independence. The facility has a maximum capacity of 240 beds, and a daily OPD clinic. Rehabilitation programmes focus on reducing activity limitations and participation restrictions for persons with (amongst others):

• Stroke/ Head Injury
• Spinal Cord afflictions
• Amputations (post amputation rehabilitation)

The WCRC also offers a variety of other services such as:

• Home and/or work site assessments
• Specialised clinics. Click here to find out more

2019 Course Information

Wheelchair Service Training - Information Sheet

Basic Seating - Programme

Basic Seating - Application Form

Intermediate Seating - Programme

Intermediate Seating - Application Form

Advanced Seating - Programme

Advanced Seating - Application Form

Contact person for enquiries regarding seating: Nelleke Bakkes  wheelchairs@dareconsult.co.za




• MADAC Guidelines
• Sawubona_Disability


• Compare different wheelchairs

Information_sheet_wheelchair_training _WCRC_2019.pdf
Basic programme_2019.pdf

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