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In the Hospital

When older adults are hospitalized, they have needs related to aging in addition to the medical conditions that require inpatient attention. Our expertise in geriatric medicine provides exceptional services to seniors receiving care in a hospital stay.

These facilities and programs include:

Quality of Geriatric Inpatient Care

Abington Hospital was named a NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders) hospital for our high level of excellence in geriatric nursing care. Research shows that older inpatients do better in hospitals when they are cared for by nurses certified in gerontology.