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Epilepsy South Africa
South Cape / Karoo

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Welcome to the South Cape / Karoo Branch of Epilepsy South Africa

We are situated in Knysna where we have a Residential Care Facility catering for 60 multiple-disabled adults of whom 97% have epilepsy. We have two protective workshops on our premises to keep most of the residents and 25 profoundly disabled day-visitors from the surrounding communities meaningfully occupied.


Please do not hesitate to contact us, regarding ANY questions:

Tel: +27 44-3822155 or email us at: southcape@epilepsy.org.za

Off Rio Road, Knysna, 6571


Residential Care Facility...

Holstic Care given to 60 residents


24-Hour Healthcare / Rehabilitation / Family Preservation

This service provides holistic care in a rehabilitative manner concentrating on family preservation through maintaining contact with the families and rebuilding damaged relationships



Since 1995 profoundly disabled members of the informal communities are fetched on a daily basis to participate in skills building activities


2 Workshops

On the premises to provide therapeutic activites to develop participants to full potential



The Outreach Programme was initiated in 2000 to provide services to disabled people in the greater Knysna area



Ongoing advocacy to combat discrimination against adults and children with epilepsy