Life Entabeni Hospital’s rehabilitation unit

Contact us

Physical address 148 South Ridge Road,
Durban 4001
Postal address PO Box 2230,
Durban 4000
Telephone 031 204 1300 (ext 360)
Fax 031 261 3439

Opened January 2004
Capacity 40 adult and 10 paediatric beds
Location The rehabilitation unit is a free standing facility situated on Life Entabeni Hospital’s premises in Berea in Durban. It is centrally located in close proximity to shopping centres and public and recreational facilities, allowing for various patient activities and community reintegration outings as part of the rehabilitation programme.
Facilities The adult and paediatric units are housed in separate wings. They comprise six and two bed wards, each equipped with its own bathroom. Facilities include: well equipped adult and paediatric gymnasiums a kitchenette, an activities of daily living (ADL) room for patients to achieve maximum independence prior to discharge, an outdoor therapy area, and an outdoor hydrotherapy-pool. In July 2009, the unit was expanded by 14 adult and 10 paediatric beds to its current capacity. The paediatric rehabilitation unit is the first of its kind in KwaZulu-Natal and the first Life Rehabilitation paediatric unit in South Africa.
Rehabilitation offered - Spinal rehabilitation
- Neurological rehabilitation
- Paediatric rehabilitation
- Orthopaedic rehabilitation
- Pulmonary rehabilitation