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Care of the Elderly


Services Provided
The Care of the Elderly team provides medical treatment for conditions affecting the older population including:
  • Elderly medicine
  • Stroke care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Falls
  • Syncope (fainting or dizzy spells)
  • Intermediate and Therapeutic care
  • Rapid Access Centre

  • Rapid Access Centre

The Clinical Team
Dr Brendan AFFLEY, Consultant Care of the Elderly
Details Special interests
GMC:

Secretary Ext 2304
Clinical Lead for Stroke Unit

Dr Zahid DHAKAM, Consultant Care of the Elderly
Details Special interests
GMC: 4369602

Secretary Ext 3107
Parkinsonís and movement disorders

Dementia, TIAs, heart failure in elderly

Hypertension in all ages of adult

Dr Rajaratnam JEYARAJAH, Consultant Care of the Elderly
Details Special interests
GMC:  

Dr Radcliffe LISK, Consultant Care of the Elderly (Specialty Lead)
Details Special interests
GMC: 4719850

Secretary Ext 4295
Specialty Lead for Care of the Elderly

Clinical Lead for Orthogeriatrics

Peri-operative care of hip fractures

Dr Thirumagal RAJEEVAN, Consultant Orthogeriatrician
Details Special interests
GMC: Clinical Lead for Dementia and Falls

Peri-operative care of hip fractures

General and acute medicine

Dr Kamal SOLIMAN, Consultant Orthogeriatrician
Details Special interests
GMC: Clinical Lead for Dementia and Falls

Peri-operative care of hip fractures

General and acute medicine

Dr Keefai YEONG, Consultant Care of the Elderly
Details Special interests
GMC: 4638300

Secretary Ext 4500
Clinical Lead Fracture Liaison Service

Clinical Lead for DAPS

Acute medicine and Orthogeriatrics


Contact Details
Clinical Office (Stroke/TIA):
  • 01932 722304

Clinical Office (Other):
  • SPH 01932 723107
  • ASH: 01784 884295/ 884500

Tests
  • Medical patients will require routine bloods, FBC, U+E, Chest X-ray

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.