Elderly services department

Elderly services department

Led by consultant physicians specialising in geriatric medicine, this department looks after a wide range of problems associated with the elderly. This includes:

gastroenterology
diabetes
locomotor (movement) problems
continence problems
syncope (fainting)
bone disease.

It provides a range of services such as home visits, day hospitals and outpatient clinics. The department often has close links with other community services for the elderly.