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

The dedicated staff works patient-centered and interdisciplinary. Focus is on coherent patient pathways across the departments in the hospital but also on early discharge planning and follow-up at home to ensure continuity and optimal treatment of care during the transfer.

We involve and collaborate with the patients and their relatives.  Education is characterised by continuously development of staff competences, and the research is based on the clinic.

The department has several times been awarded best geriatric department in Denmark

Facts (2017)

Number of beds: 32

Discharges pr/month: 122

Bed days pr/month: 852

Average length of stay: 7.0 days

Outpatient visits pr/month: 174