Nurture Health

NEWLANDS HOSPITAL

Newlands Hospital by Nurture Health is a new 30 bed private sub-acute hospital on the 5th floor of the Sports Science Institute that provides overnight nursing care and treatment. A sub-acute and rehabilitation hospital is an independent hospital facility that treats stable patients with sub-acute conditions, who require hospitalisation but do not require high technological diagnostic procedures, treatment or surgery.

The types of patients that can be treated in a sub-acute hospital include:

  • Patients recovering from surgery who are medically stable (e.g. after orthopeadic surgery, cardiac surgery)
  • Patients with a medical condition not in need of high technology, but who require nursing care (e.g. diabetic patient, minor pneumonia, hypertension)
  • Patients requiring physical rehabilitation care (e.g. a patient recovering from a stroke)

Specific services that can be provided include:

  • Orthopeadic rehabilitation
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Neurological rehabilitation/recovery
  • Wound care
  • IVI therapy
  • Peptic feeding
  • Chronic and long-term care
  • Post chemotherapy care
  • Palliative care
  • Tracheotomy care
  • Permanent catheter care
  • Patient education for self-care

Care is provided by a dedicated nursing team and a multi-disciplinary team of medical professionals, including:

  • General practitioners
  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Speech therapists
  • Dietitians
  • Social workers
  • Psychologists

Facilities include:

  • Comfortable and homely environment with panoramic views
  • Private rooms and at most 3-bed rooms
  • Gym and rehab facilities
  • DSTV

Patients are either referred by a specialist from a surrounding hospital after an acute event or are admitted directly by a medical practicioner (including general practitioners). Nurture Health is registered with all major medical schemes. Private patients are also admitted. Newlands Hospital by Nurture Health aims to be holistic and patient-centric, with a peaceful and calming atmosphere.

CONTACT NURTURE HEALTH
Tel: 021 685 0292
Fax: 021 685 0254