Very few medical plans will cover the cost of aftercare at home, there are a few pilot projects with certain medical AIDS underway, but in most cases it won’t be covered.

Care worker fees range between 15-30 rand per hour, depending on how long you need them and if they sleep in.

A monthly administration fee applies.

Care costs increase on Sundays and public holidays.

A full time ( sleep in care worker) will cost around 11 000 per month or 180 per 12 hour shift. Prices subject to change.

Your rehabilitation and initial assessment could be covered by your medical aid. some equipment might also be available through your medical aid, but not the rental of equipment.