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.

086 074 8373
Physical address
34 Southernwoods Road, Nietgedacht
-25.944987 : 27.963357
Hospital manager
Carey MacColl
Visiting hours

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, treatment for substance dependence or other addictions associated with psychiatric disorders .

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


Dr Leverne Mountany 086 074 8373 / 083 397 0247
Dr Nai’m Moola 086 074 8373 / 083 397 0247
Dr Anersha Pillay 086 074 8373 / 083 397 0247
Dr Indren Chetty 082 968 1341
Dr Lerato Dikobe 011 465 1622 / 076 249 0773
Dr Nadira Khamker   
Rehabilitation doctor
Lissele Botha 086 074 8373
Anersha Pillay 086 074 8373

Contact us

Physical address

34 Southernwoods Road

Postal address

PO Box 67372


086 074 8373


086 674 1989




Life Riverfield Lodge

Hospital Manager

Carey MacColl