Department of Health and Wellness - Services: Rehabilitation | Western Cape Government

Department of Health and Wellness - Services: Rehabilitation

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The assistive devices service aims to assess, prescribe and maintain assistive devices such as wheelchairs, mobility aids, devices for daily living and hearing aids for people who need them.
Speech Therapists and Audiologists assist with speech, language and hearing difficulties. Speech, language or hearing problems may be identified when babies and toddlers undergo routine developmental screening at primary healthcare clinics.  
The whole of the Western Cape is served by a single Orthotic and Prosthetic Centre in Pinelands, Cape Town. Orthotic devices also known as orthosis are used to optimise: Functional mobility in a disabled person.To align, support, or correct deformities...
Physically or mentally disabled adults and children can be helped to reach and maintain their optimal physical, sensory, intellectual, psychiatric and social functional levels.