Rehabilitation & Care of the Elderly

Who is the service for?

The Care of the elderly and rehabilitation service aims to provide acute and rehabilitation care for the elderly residents of  Bury, Oldham, Rochdale and North Manchester.

What does the service provide?

The services provided to elderly patients are comprehensive and extensive and include Medicine for the acutely unwell older patient, Stroke, TIA clinic , Dementia, Early Supported Discharge, Rehabilitation, Ortho-geriatrics, Bone Health, Syncope, Falls, Intermediate Care, Nursing Home Case Management and Movement Disorders Parkinson’s Disease. 

Who will patients meet while under your department’s/service’s care?

Rehabilitation Consultants, Staff Grade doctor, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Nurses, Support Workers, a Consultant Psychologist and Speech & Language Therapists.

When is the service available?

The rehabilitation and care of the elderly service is available 7 days a week for all emergency referrals and Monday to Friday for non-emergency out-patient referrals from your GP.

Where is the service provided?

Out-patient services are provided at each hospital site within the Trust with the exception of Birch Hill in Rochdale. 
Inpatient treatment is provided at Fairfield Hospital, North Manchester and The Royal Oldham.

North Manchester General Hospital, 
Delaunays Road
, Crumpsall
, Manchester
, Greater Manchester, 
M8 5RB

The Royal Oldham Hospital
, Rochdale Road
, Oldham
, Greater Manchester, 

Fairfield General Hospital
, Rochdale Old Road, 
, BL9 7TD

Rochdale Infirmary, 
Whitehall Street
, Rochdale
, Lancashire, 
OL12 0NB

Department contact details

Please refer to the contact number at the top of your referral letter.

Practical information

Please bring details of medicines currently being taken to all out-patient appointments. When being admitted please refer to your confirmation letter for specific guidance on what to do before attending the hospital.

Key staff/consultants


Dr U Ahmed

Dr S Bhat

Dr M Finlay

Dr M Fletcher

Dr P Gibson

Dr K Kawafi

Dr L Manku

Dr R Namushi

Dr R Parikh

Dr J Raw

Dr P Ritchie

Dr P Sethi

Dr S Solomon

Dr Sridharan

Dr J Vassallo

Dr M Yates

Directorate Managers

Stroke – Louise Williams

Bury  - Sarah Wiseley

North Manchester – Katie Foster

Oldham – Emma Flynn