The Geriatrics department specialises in treating patients over 75 years of age who require specific treatment. This may be due to multiple disorders, reduced mobility, taking a lot of medication, reduced independence, fragility ... A multidisciplinary approach is therefore required.
These divisions consist of 106 hospital beds, where patients are admitted for longer-term treatment.
Patients are admitted here for several hours to a day for examination and treatment of geriatric problems such as:
This department consists of 30 hospital beds, intended for patients with cognitive problems such as dementia, depression and/or psychosis.
During these consultations, patients with geriatric problems are examined by a geriatrician on an outpatient basis.
The internal liaison makes the geriatric expertise available for patients over 75 years old who are hospitalised in a non-geriatric ward.
The external liaison makes the knowledge of the geriatric team available outside the hospital. The aim is to optimise the continuity of care.