The 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.
'I cannot commend the clinic enough. It is marvellous we
have this service at all and well done to you all.'
Patient, Coronary Heart Disease / Heart Failure Service, Shotley
Bridge Community Hospital