UCT Private Academic Hospital
UCT Private Academic Hospital

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Donné Nel

Occupational Therapist
Donné Nel

Donné Nel

Practice Number: 075 4226

HPCSA Number: OT 007 4314

BSc OT (UCT), Certificate in Pain Management.

Donné is an Occupational Therapist who is passionate about the human ability to recover physical and psychological wellbeing through engagement in valued activity. Using a client-centred approach, she facilitates the process of helping people to live a meaningful life and achieve their individual goals, despite illness or injury. She offers an individualised service to people who have physical and/or psychological conditions which disrupt their function and their fulfilment of life roles.

Donné graduated from the University of Cape Town in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy. Her experience has included community work in the rural Eastern Cape, rehabilitation programs in the United Kingdom, and the treatment of patients in the private healthcare sector since her return to Cape Town in 2012.

Donné offers inpatient and outpatient services to facilitate participation in meaningful activity for optimised recovery and independence. She also offers home visits and facilitates the safe transition from hospital to the home environment while working closely with the patient’s family. She values working within a multi-disciplinary team, and applies evidence-based practice.

Special Interests:

  • Management of chronic illnesses, such as chronic pain, auto-immune conditions and chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Mood and anxiety disorders
  • Spinal, neurological and upper limb conditions
  • Work capacity assessments

To book an appointment or to make a referral, please contact Donné on 084 472 7654 or via email: ot@mindbodyfunction.co.za

Tel. 084 472 7654