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The Directorate of Clinical Gerontology (previously the Older Persons Acute and Intermediate Care Directorate or OPAIC) sits within the Medicine Clinical Board of Cardiff and Vale UHB. The Directorate comprises 9 wards and 3 Day Hospitals located on 4 hospital sites.

In addition to the in-patient and Day Hospital services, the Directorate has outpatient services for Parkinson's Disease and Memory Loss and also the Elderly Care Assessment Service (ECAS).

Directorate Aim/Mission Statement

Our goal is to deliver excellent, safe, effective and compassionate care for those requiring support to reach their potential for recovery and rehabilitation, using the skills of the Multidisciplinary Team and involvement of the patient / family / carer.

Our Services

  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
  • Medical Rehabilitation
  • Day Hospitals
  • Elderly Care Assessment Service (ECAS)
  • Memory Team
  • Parkinson's Disease

Digital Support

Providing dedicated rehabilitation support for patients, Keeping Me Well has been designed to offer rehabilitation, recovery and self-management advice and guidance to patients across Cardiff and Vale.

To find out more, please visit



Directorate Office
University Hospital Llandough
Penlan Road
CF64 2XX

Tel: 029 2071 6378 / 6066

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