Elderly Care Department provides a range of services catering for
the elderly population of County Durham and Darlington with
specialists in stroke, Parkinson's disease, orthogeriatrics, heart
failure and falls and syncope.
We provide in patient services at Darlington Memorial
Hospital, Bishop Auckland
General Hospital, University Hospital of
North Durham and also support in patient rehabilitation at Shotley Bridge and Chester le Street
We are supported by a team of specialist staff in rehabilitation
at Bishop Auckland General
Hospital where there exits a seven day therapy service
We have an active programme of educational meetings for Junior
Doctors and Stroke multidisciplinary teams.