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Elderly Care

We deliver high quality care for people over the age of 70, specialising in a range of conditions that affects older people such as falls, reduced mobility, heart failure and Parkinson’s disease. We also offer assessments for other conditions including dementia, incontinence, heart failure, frailty and palliative care (end of life).

We work across two hospital sites and various community settings and work closely with a team of experts, including physiotherapists, occupational therapists, nursing teams, social workers, and other allied professionals so that we can tailor the care we give to each of our patients.

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Services

We offer a range of services within elderly care. Please see below for more information. 

Frailty Intervention Service: When a frail patient comes to our A&E department, or the Same Day Emergency Care unit we have a special team who will be able to give them the right support and care they need.

Inpatient Care: For those admitted to medical, orthopedic, or surgical wards, we deliver specialised medical care tailored to the needs of the patient.

Outpatient Services: Our outpatient services are conveniently available across Sandwell and City Hospitals, making it easier for older people to access the care they need.

We will offer them specialised outpatient clinics at both sites. We will see patients suffering from falls, dizziness, and poor mobility. Additionally, we also offer a Parkinson’s Disease Clinic.

Frailty Virtual Ward: Our innovative Frailty Virtual Ward service brings the care to the comfort of patients’ homes. To learn more about this service, please visit www.swbh.nhs.uk/services/virtual-wards/.

We are committed to enhancing the quality of life for older individuals, promoting independence, and ensuring their well-being.

For stroke patients, please see the following link: www.swbh.nhs.uk/services/stroke-care/

 

Patient Information

AgeUK
National charity supporting older people
www.ageuk.org

Alzheimer’s Society
National charity supporting those with Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia
www.alzheimers.org.uk

Patient UK
Website designed for the public
www.patient.co.uk

Birmingham Carers Centre
charity supporting all carers in Birmingham
www.birminghamcarerscentre.org.uk

CARES
Charity supporting unpaid carers in Sandwell
www.carers.org/local-centre/sandwell

Sandwell Link
Volunteers and organisations who live, work and care in Sandwell
www.sandwelllink.org

Contacts

Call the switchboard on 0121 553 1831 and ask for the elderly care medical secretaries.

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