Visiting Hours

Mon - Fri: 14:00 - 17:00

Mon - Fri: 19:00 - 20:00

Weekends & Public Holidays: Normal visiting hours.

We nurture so that you can thrive


About Us

Nurture iLembe is a hospital designed to meet all your physical rehabilitation needs. When you choose Nurture iLembe, you are choosing a caring and compassionate team of professionals, a comprehensive range of therapeutic services, and a top-notch hospital. 

We are close to the N2 in Ballito, only a 20-minute drive from King Shaka International Airport, and conveniently placed for KwaZulu-Natal residents looking for intensive in-patient physical rehabilitation.

How We Can Help

Being compassionate is our objective

Here at Nurture iLembe, we provide hope through compassion, humanity, and expertise during your rehabilitation journey. 

We exist to help people who have suffered a debilitating accident, or significant illness, return to their optimal functioning.

Our objective is to maximise recovery and patient health gain, while achieving the highest level of independence for each of our patients, as cost effectively as possible. We start your rehabilitation journey on the day of admission with a detailed interdisciplinary team assessment, as early intervention has been proven to show improved function, better patient outcomes, and reintegration back into society, the community, and home environment.

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At the heart of Nurture iLembe lies our experienced and expert interdisciplinary team: the people who work closely together to meet the needs of each patient to produce excellent results. They all understand the life-changing events you have been through and are here to provide the physical, emotional, and social support you need. These are a few of the people you will meet at Nurture iLembe:

  • Rehabilitation Medical Practitioners, primarily responsible for your rehabilitation programme and overall medical care
  • Rehabilitation Nurses who will help you with difficult tasks and help you practise what you have learnt in therapy.
  • A team of therapists including physiotherapists; occupational therapists; speech, language and swallowing therapists; and social workers; who are responsible for the practical activities of your rehabilitation, helping you to regain your ability to perform daily activities.
  • Rehabilitation Programme Managers who will assist in planning and implementing your discharge arrangements, and act as emotional support for your family.
  • Case managers who liaise and negotiate with your medical aid scheme before and during your stay with us.
    In addition to this, we also have part time psychologists and dieticians.

Our Services

We are committed to your well-being

Nurture iLembe is a leading physical rehabilitation hospital in Kwa-Zulu Natal, that provides physical rehabilitation and sub-acute in-patient and out-patient care for people challenged with a wide range of disabilities caused by disease or injuries. In addition, Nurture iLembe is the second Nurture Health hospital that offers a post-acute ventilation programme, which is a specialised service to patients who depend on mechanical ventilation.

Our Team

Our team is dedicated to helping you

General Practitioner who is vibrant and very hands on. He has skills in trauma and lengthy experience with geriatrics and Oncology as his previous background.

Wassim Alladeen

Rehabilitation Medical Practitioner

General Practitioner with vast Trauma experience. Serves our patients with individual care and empathy. Dr Lionel is one whom stays with the patient and family throughout their rehab journey with warm support.

Lionel De Goveia

Rehabilitation Medical Practitioner

Sunet is a skilled case manager and nurse with a passion for precision. With a background in high-level nursing, she excels in clinical coding and achieving results.

Sunet Slabbert

Case Manager

He has a business and operations background with years of leadership at 2 major medical funders. Worked at Life Rehab and Netcare on the leadership teams. Relocated from JHB to join Nurture since iLembe start up in 2019 Sep.

Devan Naidoo

Facility Manager

Sister Shanthi Sami, passionate nurse since 2002, finds purpose in healing and helping, driven by the difference she makes

Shanthi Sami

Unit Manager

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Ingenuity Park
3 Nandi Mthembu Drive
Ballito 4420

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