Geriatrics – Medicine for the Elderly
This is the branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders that occur in old age and the care of the elderly.
We offer outpatient clinics with Consultant Physicians specialising in medicine for the elderly. We can care for you from diagnosis through to treatment and rehabilitation for a wide range of conditions. Your consultant also has access to other specialists within the hospital including our Consultant Rheumatologists and Neurologists, to work with and refer to as appropriate.
Our consultants specialise in:
- Alzheimer’s disease
- General medicine for the elderly
- Neurodegenerative disorders
- Parkinson’s disease
- Evaluation of Falls
- Dizziness or funny turns
- Stroke & TIA
- Poor mobility and Pain
- Acute medical problems with complex co-morbidity
- Geriatric sleep problems
- Rehabilitation and post-operative care
If you would like to find out more about staying active as you get older and what exercises you can do, click here.
Geriatrics – Medicine for the Elderly Consultants