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Services provided by the department

The Care of the Elderly team provides medical treatment for conditions affecting the older population including:

  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Movement disorder
  • Elderly medicine
  • Stroke care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Falls
  • Syncope (fainting or dizzy spells)
  • Intermediate and Therapeutic care

You can also find out more information about out Rapid Access Centre.

 

Location

The Care of the Elderly outpatient clinics are located on the first floor of the Outpatients block at Ashford Hospital.

The RAC is located on the ground floor of the ward block at Ashford Hospital.

 

Our Clinical Team

The consulting team in the department are:

Dr Brendan AFFLEY

Consultant Care of the Elderly

Clinical Lead for Stroke Unit

 

Dr Zahid DHAKAM

GMC: 4369602

Consultant Care of the Elderly

Parkinson’s and movement disorders
Dementia, TIAs, heart failure in elderly
Hypertension in all ages of adult

 

Dr Rajaratnam JEYARAJAH

GMC:

Consultant Care of the Elderly

 

Dr Radcliffe LISK

GMC: 4719850

Consultant Care of the Elderly (Specialty Lead)

Specialty Lead for Care of the Elderly
Clinical Lead for Orthogeriatrics
Peri-operative care of hip fractures

 

Dr Thirumagal RAJEEVAN

Consultant Orthogeriatrician

Clinical Lead for Dementia and Falls
Peri-operative care of hip fractures
General and acute medicine

 

Dr Keefai YEONG

GMC: 4638300

Consultant Care of the Elderly

Clinical Lead Fracture Liaison Service
Clinical Lead for DAPS
Acute medicine and Orthogeriatrics