Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital: Cerebral Palsy Clinic | Western Cape Government

Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital: Cerebral Palsy Clinic

Description:
The cerebral palsy clinic is a multidisciplinary service, comprised of developmental paediatricians, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, social workers and orthopaedic surgeons, for the assessment and management of children with cerebral palsy.

The clinic is a unique collaboration between the Western Cape cerebral palsy association and Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital which has been in operation since 1968. Skills development training and education, and group or individual counselling services are also extended to the mothers and carers of the children attending the clinic.

What is Cerebral Palsy?
Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affect a person's ability to move and to maintain balance and posture. The disorders appear in the first few years of life. Usually they do not get worse over time. People with cerebral palsy may have difficulty walking. Some have other medical conditions, including seizure disorders or intellectual disability

Instructions:
Venue: S13, Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital
Days and times: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (09:00)
Head: Dr Kirsty Donald
Consultants: Dr Reneva Petersen, developmental paediatrician
Dr Nerica Ramsundhar, Senior registrar
Telephonic consultations: 021 658 5033 (attending doctor)
Appointments: 021 658 5033
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Government Body: (Department of Health, Western Cape Government)
The content on this page was last updated on 5 September 2013