Our Hospitals

Life Poortview

Overview

The 80-bed Life Poortview Hospital in Ruimsig Roodepoort is a dedicated mental health facility specialising in the treatment of psychiatric disorders, treating patients with dual diagnosis including substance dependence or other addictions that are associated with these disorders. Treatment programmes, facilitated by a first-class multidisciplinary team, have been developed to achieve optimal outcomes through the short-term treatment of mental healthcare users in a tranquil and therapeutic environment conducive to recovery. By delivering clinical excellence in this  world-class facility, as well as through a dedication to well-being and quality of life, this facility aims to make a difference in the lives of those they care for and treat. In addition, the hospital employees at all levels actively participate in community initiatives to improve the quality of life in surrounding areas.

Life Poortview offers the following support group sessions: 

Tuesdays: General Wellness Support Group

18h00 – 19h00 in the Conference Hall
Out patients only at no cost
Coordinator is Chris Holt 

Thursdays: Substance Dependency Support Group

18h00 – 19h00 in the Conference Hall
Out patients only at no cost
Coordinator is Edrich Smook 

All COVID-19 protocols will be adhered to at all sessions.

Adolescent Programme

Life Poortview has a dedicated Adolescent Programme that caters for the mental health needs of all adolescents between 12 and 18 years of age. Our treatment programme, facilitated by a multi-disciplinary team, provides specialised in-patient psychiatric assessment and rehabilitation to clinical and counselling psychologists, occupational therapists, professional nurses and social workers with a special interest and expertise in treating adolescent presenting with psychiatric conditions.

The approach to treatment is holistic, following a Bio-psycho-social intervention model in a structured environment. Our treatment goals broadly entail:

  • Containing the immediate crisis that led to the admission
  • Remediation of acute psychiatric symptoms and interrupt addictive and self-destructive behaviours such as self-injury, substance abuse and eating disorders, etc.
  • Creating a treatment plan based on a coherent diagnostic formulation
  • Assisting the adolescent and their families in developing and practicing effective coping, communication and emotion regulation skills and strategies
  • Creating a wellness plan that maps the road to recovery and helps the adolescent and their families to stay on track post discharge

Some of the core diagnosis we treat comprised, but not limited to:

  • Major depression
  • Substance abuse
  • General anxiety disorder
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Dysthymic disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • ADHD disorder
  • Eating disorder

 

Telephone
087 352 2100
Email
lauren.vanzanten@lifehealthcare.co.za
Physical address
18 Malcolm Road, Poortview, Roodepoort, 1724
GPS
-26.090006 : 27.851574
Visiting hours

All visiting hours listed below have been reviewed according to current lockdown regulations. Please contact the hospital directly for updated information.

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

Wednesday

  • 16h00 - 20h00

Saturday, Sunday and public holidays

  • 13h00 - 17h00

Core Medical Services

  • Psychiatrists
  • A general practitioner
  • Psychologists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Social workers

Supporting medical services

  • Physiotherapists
  • Dietician
  • Mental health nursing practitioners
  • Neurophysiology technologist

Doctors

Psychiatrist(s)
Dr Clementine Chawane 011 476 6410
Dr Jörgen Kahler 011 954 5150
Dr Alma Kalaba 011 795 1129
Dr Charne Magnus 011 958 0019
Dr Shonisani Raphalalani 011 958 0019
Dr Mary Dzimwasha 011 665 2241
Dr Meriam Matjila 011 954 6219
Dr Molokashe Molokomme 010 141 9377
Dr Jemina Sebei 087 087 2766
Dr Mvuyiso Talatala 011 933 5065
Psychologist(s)
Amanda Grobler 083 959 5098
Andries Combrinck 071 599 3546
Annemarike de Beer 011 662 1196
Christopher Holt 082 821 4716
Edrich Smook 082 341 8010
Elsabé de Vos 083 256 0179
Erica Basson 082 573 4636
Erica Erasmus 082 462 4967
Fantine Nel 011 763 6884
Hlezephi Sibisi 079 755 5203
Hlomani Mabanda 072 831 3570
Johan Roelofse 072 071 8741
Johanna Maphosa 084 602 1209
Koos du Toit 011 763 7851
Leepile Thebe 067 101 1523
Lida Tait 082 372 8057
Lize Wolfaardt 011 763 1562
Marelize Devantier 011 568 0352
Mariaan Odendaal 011 675 1524
Phil van den Bergh 082 890 4293
Pontso Francina Molaba 079 867 0562
Ronel Duif 011 622 1312
Ruvé Esterhuysen 082 333 6410
Sandra Erasmus 076 909 5645
Sasha Kotton 082 309 0794
Vuyo Themba 083 707 1576
Vuzi Mathshazi 011 410 7908

Contact us

Physical address

18 Malcolm Road
Poortview
Roodepoort
1724


GPS Coordinates :
South -26.08954 East 27.85167

(Decimal Degrees)

Postal address

P O Box 779
Ruimsig 1732

Hospital Manager

Nerine Adams 

Telephone

087 352 2100

After hours Telephone

066 140 9981

Email

lauren.vanzanten@lifehealthcare.co.za

Map

Life Poortview