Geriatric/Elderly Medicine

Geriatric Medicine includes the assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and care of those over 65 years of age. This can be either as inpatient, outpatient, day rehabilitation or community assessment.


Inpatient services are provided at Antrim Area Hospital, Causeway Hospital, Mid Ulster Hospital and Whiteabbey Hospital. Geriatric medicine inpatients is provided over the twenty four hour period seven days per week.


Outpatients services are provided at various clinics across the Northern Trust.

Day rehabilitation

Day Rehabilitation which incorporates a Rapid Access Department for Assessment and Rehabilitation (RADAR) is provided at Whiteabbey Hospital.

Day Rehabilitation operates Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm.

Community assessment

Community geriatric assessment is provided in patients’ own homes or residential homes/nursing homes at the request of primary care and health and social care professionals.

Contact details

Clinical Lead
Tel: 028 9442 2941

General Manager
Tel: 028 9442 4621

Clinical Services Lead
Tel: 028 9442 4621

Page last updated:06 October 2014