Care of the Elderly


There are four Wards specialising in Care of the Elderly

Care of the Elderly - Ward 44, Anna Ward, Darwin Ward & Phillip Ward

Acute Frail Elderly - Ward 4 

Acute Stroke and Rehabilitation - Ward 8

The following consultants work in the Care of the Elderly and Stroke team

  • Dr Obiechina - Consultant Physician and Geriatrician with specialist interest in Falls, Syncope and Orthogeriatrics. Lead in Falls services / Fracture Prevention
  • Dr Mukherjee - Associate Clinical Director, Lead for Stroke, TIA, Ambulatory Care and Care of the Elderly
  • Dr Das - Lead Clinician for Dementia, Stroke Physician, General Medicine and Care of the Elderly
  • Michelle Young - Operational Manager for Care of The Elderly
  • Julie Thompson - Senior Nurse for Older People
  • Alison Haynes - Lead Nurse Dementia
  • Kathy Golisti - Support Nurse for Dementia Care
  • Peter Tari - lead Nurse Stroke
  • Dawn Llewellyn - Matron Care of the Elderly 
  • Julie Hastelow - Matron Community Hospitals
  • Acute Frailty Team:
    Jason Slevin
    Liz Alford
    Helen Watmough


Acute Frailty Team

The Acute Frailty Team consists of 3 advanced nurse practitioners, therapists including physiotherapists, occupational therapists and consultant geriatrician. The team see all patients that are frail over the age of 75 on arrival of emergency care and throughout their hospital stay.

The aim of the team is to ensure that optimum care is delivered to the frail elderly.

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  • Top 40 Hospital Winner
  • NHS Choices
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  • Burton Clinic