Promoting independence and quality of life
Geriatricians ('Healthy Ageing Specialists') together with our health team provide access to specialist medical care to all Australians aged 65 years and over*, irrespective of location.
*Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander aged 55 & over, bulk-billing options available
The 'Healthy Ageing Specialist' Doctors
Geriatric Care Australia (GCA) provides access to Geriatricians termed ‘Healthy Ageing Specialist'. Geriatricians have undertaken specialist medical training through the Royal Australian College of Physicians. In partnership with a patients GP and working as part of a multidisciplinary team, Geriatricians at GCA provide holistic care to address medical, cognitive and functional issues before they impact on a person’s physical, mental and social health.
GCA delivers comprehensive, compassionate and accessible healthcare for all older Australians. Working alongside families, carers, public and private organisations, GCA strives to empower older Australians by actively promoting their health, wellbeing and independence to ensure they can continue to do the things they love.
The consultations completed by our geriatricians include:
Cognition & Memory Assessments
Medication Deprescribing (polypharmacy)
Falls Assessment & Prevention
Diagnosis and Management of Mental Health
Management of Complex Health Issues
Education about Healthy Ageing
Assistance Navigating Aged Care Services
Allied Health & Exercise Program Referrals
Diagnosis and Management of Dementia
Focusing on results
High quality, Australian and international medical research consistently demonstrates that specialist geriatric care improves patient outcomes. GCA is committed to providing evidence- based medicine, and as part of our scope we will undertake research initiatives to further improving the health and wellbeing of older Australians.