Our Service

We offer comprehensive rehabilitation programmes for in- and outpatients in order to decrease the impact of disablement and promote full participation in society.

Click below to view our services in more detail:
Specialised clinics
Seating clinic
Wheelchair repairs
Health & Wellness Centre
Research and Training Opportunities

Who do we serve?
Any persons with physical disabilities, including persons with head injuries, strokes, traumatic and non-traumatic spinal cord lesions, amputations, cerebral palsy and other neurological diagnoses. Services are rendered to both state and private clients.

Client services include:

  • the promotion of independence in personal care skills
  • vocational rehabilitation
  • recreational activities
  • family and carer training
  • the facilitation of general re-integration into society
  • the prescription and/or provision of mobility and other assistive devices
  • wheelchair maintenance and repair
  • specialised clinics
  • on-site work/home assessments.

Swimming Programme Instructor

Susan is a very accomplished swimmer (has the Guiness Book of Records Honour of being the oldest woman to swim across the English Channel!) and has more than 30 years of swimming coaching experience. She is also the mother of our previous coach, Donna.


Gymnasium Instructor

Candace Vermaak is a Biokineticist, who specialized in persons with a disability (Chronic conditions). She also has her MPhil in Adapted Physical Activity and is currently doing her PhD in Spinal Cord Injury. She was involved and has been working with persons with a disability in sport, recreation and more recently rehabilitation since 2006 at Stellenbosch University.

Stroke Booklet

The Stroke Booklet is available the following languages: English Afrikaans Sesotho Xhosa Zulu Contact Mrs T Lucas 021 370 2313

Stroke booklet Eng.pdf

There are two ways of referring a client to the WCRC:

1. Click here to access our convenient online referral form, which gets automatically submitted to the WCRC.


2. You can refer by downloading this form (click on the pdf link below), print it out, fill in all the necessary information, and then fax it to 021 370 2400 for the attention Mrs. T. McKee.

Please Note:
Persons must be medically / surgically stabilised before they can be admitted to the WCRC. Once admitted, persons will be required to actively participate in the rehabilitation programmes on a daily basis.

The WCRC does not provide convalescent-, terminal-, respite- or step-down care. The WCRC does not provide psychiatric, alcohol or drug-rehabilitation.


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