Chronic Disease & Elderly Care
Geriatric medicine is a discipline that deals with the unique healthcare needs of ageing individuals. Geriatricians are specially trained board-certified physicians who work closely with other healthcare professionals, such as nurses, pharmacists, physical therapists, and social workers to provide complete healthcare for the elderly.
At Sydney CBD Medical Centre, we specialize in providing top-quality care for the geriatric community. We understand that older adults have special healthcare needs that can make their medical care more complicated. More than half of adults aged 65 and older have multiple medical problems, such as:
- Heart disease
- Alzheimer’s disease
- High blood pressure
- Prescription Management
To address these complications, our on-site pharmacists work alongside our team to ensure prescription management is as straightforward as possible. Our goal is to make sure that our elderly patients receive the best possible care.
Sydney CBD Medical Centre offers physical therapy services for seniors. We understand that as people age, their bodies may experience limitations and require assistance to stay flexible. Our team is equipped to offer basic physical therapy services and can refer patients to trusted physical therapists as necessary.
Seniors have unique nutritional requirements compared to children, young adults, and middle-aged adults, as their bodies undergo certain changes as they age. These age-related changes impact how the body breaks down food, leading to different dietary needs and shifts in appetite. Therefore, seniors need a balanced diet of high-fiber foods and healthy fats to support their health. At Sydney CBD Medical Centre, our staff is well-equipped to provide valuable advice on the evolving nutritional needs of seniors.
Mental and Social Needs
As we age, we face new challenges that can impact our mental and physical health. Mental illness, memory problems and eating disorders are common in the elderly population. At Sydney CBD Medical Centre, we have a trained staff who can identify and help manage these issues in a sensitive manner. We understand that growing older isn’t easy, but we are here to provide you with the care and support you need to maintain your overall well-being.
If you feel that you could benefit from our services, please don’t hesitate to book an appointment at Sydney CBD Medical Centre today.