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Linda Hiemstra

Occupational Therapist, Practice Owner


B.OT (University of Stellenbosch)

Dip Voc Rehab (University of Pretoria)

Linda has been working as an Occupational Therapist for the last 11 years and has experience in the public and private sector in a wide variety of disciplines, including orthopaedics, general medicine, geriatrics, neurology, spinal and vocational rehabilitation. She has worked both internationally and locally and completed the post-graduate diploma in Vocational Rehabilitation at the University of Pretoria in 2008.

Her current practice has been in existence for the last three years and continues to grow.  She is passionate about providing quality, holistic service which is in the best interest of the patient.


‘I have found Linda to be an outstanding colleague.  She is thorough and very capable in her

assessment of patients and I greatly value her clinical judgement.  She has a great amount

of common sense which is particularly useful when arranging discharge from hospital for

challenging patients with complex needs.  She has a delightful manner and she works

extremely well within a multi-disciplinary team.  She has been one of the best Occupational

Therapists I have ever worked with…’  - Dr A Blight, Specialist physician -

Outstanding report’ Prof D du Toit - 

Thank you for your help and professional service, it is greatly appreciated!’ DB, Patient 2013 -

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Elize Rossouw

Occupational Therapist


B.OT – University of Stellenbosch

Bobath Training 2012

Elize graduated from the University of Stellenbosch with a degree in Occupational Therapy in 1998. She worked in the United Kingdom for 12 years in both the Health and Social Care Sectors where she has gained extensive experience in the field of manual handling of children and adults with complex neurological and other medical conditions.   Since her return to South Africa 3 years ago, Elize has worked in the field of physical rehabilitation, neurology and vocational rehabilitation. She has a keen interest working with infants and children with neurological and developmental problems. Elize has completed her training in Bobath Neurodevelopmental Approach in 2012. She is passionate about enabling people to fulfil their potential in all areas of their lives.


Elize is reliable and hard working with highly professional attitude and standards. She is an excellent Occupational Therapist.”

 Angela Atkinson, Service Lead for Assistive Technology, Queen Mary’s Hospital

“Dear Elize, I am really impressed with the speed of your response.  Thank you for acting so quickly.”

 Helen Barrett, Royal Marsden Hospital