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Arrange for ACE Team Consults

Arrange for ACE Team Consults - Departments & Programs, UW Hospital and Clinics, Coordinated Care

Focus

When older adults are hospitalized, they often face challenges that younger patients do not, including confusion, unfamiliar routines, unfamiliar surroundings, medication changes and decreased mobility.

The Acute Care for Elders (ACE) Geriatric Consult team is specially trained to meet the unique physical, mental, emotional and social needs of our older adult patients and their families.

Members

Mission

To offer patients 60 and older a proactive and comprehensive interdisciplinary team geriatric evaluation directed toward preserving function and independence and preventing the hazards of hospitalization. 

The ACE Team can help with

How to Obtain an Ace Consult

Provider (MD, PA, or NP) on primary service needs to place an order for an ACE consult