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Forensic Mental Health


 

Summary of activities in the Division

Clinical
• Assessment of accused referred by the courts in
  accordance with the Criminal Procedure Act
• Rehabilitation and risk management of state patients

Teaching & Learning
The Service has similar teaching & training responsibilities
to other units at the Valkenberg site.

Research
• Femicide
• Family murder
• Female offenders
• Risk and recovery

Base:

VALKENBERG HOSPITAL 
•    Observation service
•    Maximum secure ward
•    Medium secure ward 
•    Low secure ward

LENTEGEUR HOSPITAL

•    Female medium secure ward
•    4 medium secure wards

ALEXANDRA HOSPITAL
•    Medium secure ward


STAFF IN THE DIVISION
FULL-TIME STAFF 
•    A/Prof Sean Kaliski BA (Wits) MBBCh(Wits) MMed (UCT) PhD (UCT) FCPsych (SA)
•    Dr H G de Clercq MBChB (UP) FCPsych (SA)
•    Dr M Roffey MBChB (UCT) FCPsych (SA)
•    Dr T Swart MSc (UKZN), PhD (UCT) 
•    Dr N Dyakalashe MBChB(WSU), FCPsych(SA), Cert Forensic Psychiatry(SA)

PROVINCIAL STAFF LINKED TO THE DIVISION
•    2 Social Workers
•    2 Occupational therapists
•    2 OT Assistants 
•    70 Nursing staff 


Post Graduate Students in the Division
M.Med Students:
•    Dr S Gondwe, MBBS (Mw)
•    Dr N Pillay MBChB (UCT)
•    Dr S Mungly MBChB (Stell)
•    Dr E Vogts MBChB (Stell)