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 for Attention: The Bed Management Team (BMT) or via email to the following staff of the BMT: Shanaaz.Abbas@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

2022 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

Bobath Training - The assessment and treatment of adults with neurological lesions. The Bobath Concept

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

or via Telephone Number Office's number: 083 232 2531 and 021 882 9872




• MADAC Guidelines
• Sawubona_Disability


• Compare different wheelchairs

WCRC & OPC Vision & Mission Statement

Vision To be leaders in Physical Rehabilitation to enable persons with disabilities to lead a life of dignity Mission Statement We are committed to the provision and promotion of world class, evidence-based rehabilitation facilitating access to person-centred, quality care through an outcome-based approach. Core values T²RACT • Teamwork • Trust • Respect • Accountability • Caring • Transparency Slogan Changing lives

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