Care of the Elderly

The Care of the Elderly Department at Barnsley Hospital offers multi-disciplinary specialist assessment as well as general care for older people. 

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Healthcare provided

The department consists of 5 full time consultants working in Geriatric Medicine.  We boast a well equipped Acute Rehabilitation Unit which has specialist rehabilitation services for Parkinson’s, continence, one stop falls & a frailty service. The department also has specialist nurse-run clinics.

All of our consultants are available for consultation about clinical problems that affect older people. We provide comprehensive assessment and use a multidisciplinary approach for patients, providing assessment for those experiencing problems with:

  • continence
  • mobility and movement
  • frailty
  • fractures
  • bone fragility
  • stroke
  • Parkinson’s

We can provide assessment and advice in complex areas of care involving assessment of co-morbidity, including cognitive decline and issues of mental capacity.

Get in touch

Call our secretaries on
01226 432035

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  • Page last reviewed: 21 August 2022
  • Next review due: 21 August 2023