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Older persons assessment unit team

Supporting patients to improve health and independence


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Service managers

  • Mohammed Uddin


  • Matthew Flaherty, clinical pathway co-ordinator
  • Carmen Baptist, receptionist

Nursing team

  • Darlene Romero, matron
  • Ma Jem Galat, ward manager
  • Sammy Backon, senior staff nurse
  • Charmaine Forrester, senior staff nurse
  • April Lou Del Rosario, senior staff nurse
  • Merry Ann Ilagan, staff nurse
  • Olawunmi Baruwa, staff nurse
  • Patricia Sewell, senior nursing assistant


  • Carrie-Anne Wood, clinical specialist physiotherapist
  • Alex Denning Kemp, specialist older adult physiotherapist
  • Leona Williams, physiotherapy instructor

Occupational therapists

  • Teresa Meldrum, clinical specialist occupational therapist
  • Hannah Melville, specialist older adult occupational therapist