Our Hospitals

Life Riverfield Lodge


Life Riverfield Lodge is situated in the Fourways area, in a tranquil, peaceful setting on the banks of the Jukskei River. At this facility, patient well-being is of the utmost importance to both management and staff. Life Riverfield Lodge is designed to meet the needs of a short-term, in-patient mental health programme, including addictive disorders, as well as a holistic acute rehabilitation programme for people with neurological, spinal and other disabling injuries. At Life Riverfield Lodge, there are a total of 87 beds  and 1 procedure room for electro-convulsive therapy. Our main purpose is to provide quality, holistic, integrated multi-disciplinary rehabilitation and wellness, thereby enabling patients to optimise their quality of life.

087 352 3700
Physical address
34 Southernwoods Road, Nietgedacht
-25.944987 : 27.963357
Hospital manager
Tshepo Mtshali
Visiting hours

For visitation exceptions around neonatal ICU and paediatric wards contact the hospital directly or click here for more information.

No children under the age of 12 allowed during visiting

Mental Health

  • Wednesday 16h00 – 20h00
  • Saturday, Sunday and Public holidays 13h00 - 17h00

Rehabilitation - Spinal and Neuro Unit

  • Monday to Friday 15h00 – 19h30
  • Saturday, Sunday and Public holidays 13h00 – 17h00


Medical services and acute rehab

  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Stroke
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Medically complex debilitating conditions

Our main purpose is to provide quality, holistic, integrated multi-disciplinary rehabilitation, thereby enabling patients maximal functional independence.

The patient and family are the centre of the  acute rehabilitation team which consists of :

  • Rehabilitation admission consultants
  • Rehabilitation nurses
  • Occupational therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Speech and language therapists
  • Dieticians
  • Counselling social workers
  • Neuropsychologists
  • Rehabilitation doctors
  • Consulting neuro-psychiatrist

Mental health

The mental health services offered at Life Riverfield Lodge include general psychiatry such as the treatment of anxiety, depression, bipolar mood disorder, schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder or other mental health conditions associated with substance use disorders.

Treatment offered include evidence-based drug therapy, individual psychiatric consultations and psychotherapy, group therapy and, where needed, physical therapy.


Dr Anersha Pillay 087 352 3734
Dr Kalai Naidu 087 352 3734
Dr Nadira Khamker  011 875 1890
Dr Raksha Singh 087 352 3734
Anersha Pillay 086 074 8373
Rehabilitation Doctor
Dr Alexis Rust 087 352 3727

Contact us

After Hours contact Numbers

Rehabilitation | 064 044 7525
Mental Health | 063 536 3643

Physical address

34 Southernwoods Road

Postal address

PO Box 67372


087 352 3765

Alternative Telephone

087 352 3700


086 674 1989




Life Riverfield Lodge

Hospital Manager

 Tshepo Mtshali