Care for the Elderly
The directorate comprises of the following services:
All services are based at The James Cook University Hospital
Ward 11 & 12
Wards 11 and 12 comprise of 54 beds for patients of the older age group who require on-going treatment and rehabilitation in a district general hospital setting. Each ward provides a multi-disciplinary approach from skilled nursing support, physiotherapy, SALT, occupational therapy and weekly MDT meetings.
Ward 28 is a 26 bedded ward for all acute strokes, both minor, non disabling, disabling and critical. Providing care in the acute (including thrombolysis) and early rehabilitation of stroke up to the first 2-6 weeks, depending upon clinical need.
The ward provides a multi-disciplinary approach with skilled nursing support, physiotherapy, SALT, occupational therapy and weekly MDT meetings. The directorate has a specialist stroke rehabilitation unit at Redcar Primary Care Hospital.
Marton day unit
The day hospital offers district general hospital treatment, investigations, therapy and interventions for the older age group.
Outpatient clinics including new and review patients.
Clinics are held at James Cook and Guisborough General Hospital.
Consultants working within Elderly Care have a fixed, regular commitment to community facilities. This includes out patients, ward rounds, multi-disciplinary meetings, community day hospitals and rapid access clinics.