The Department of Geriatrics at Aarhus University Hospital is visionary and progressive in treatment, education and research in complex medical diseases in acutely ill elderly patients.

The Department of Geriatrics is visionary and engaged in treatment of and education and research in complex medical diseases in the elderly.
The dedicated staff work interprofessionally and focus is on coherent patient pathways both internally at the department but also across sectors to ensure optimal treatment and care of patients. We involve and collaborate with the relatives of our elderly patients.
Our work is characterised by continuity in care and continuous development of staff competences.
The department has several times been awarded best geriatric department in Denmark.

Facts (2015)

Discharges: 1,344 
Bed days: 10,642 
Average length of stay: 7.9 days
Outpatient visits: 3,296