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Promoting independence and quality of life

Geriatricians ('Healthy Ageing Specialists') together with our health team provide bulk billed specialist medical care to all Australians aged 65 years and over, irrespective of location.

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Comprehensive Geriatric Assessments

A Geriatrician conducts a comprehensive review a patient’s physical and mental health and provide multidisciplinary treatment strategies to promote the wellbeing and quality of life of older Australians. 

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Residential Aged Care Facility Consults

We understand the challenges of accessing specialist geriatric medical services. At GCA we address this issue by coming to you and ensuring aged care residents receive access to high quality multidisciplinary geriatric care.

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Retirement Village Consults

We are proactive in addressing issues before they happen and understand that retirement living embodies this concept. At GCA we provide support with on-site specialist medical care to help resident’s stay active and independent.

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Geriatric Telemedicine

We understand the challenges in accessing specialist medical care, particularly in rural/regional areas or when receiving home care. We aim to bridge this divide by offering readily available Telemedicine services irrespective of where you live.

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.

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Comprehensive Assessments

The consultations completed by our geriatricians include:

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Cognition & Memory Assessments
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Medication Deprescribing (polypharmacy)
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Falls Assessment & Prevention
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Diagnosis and Management of Mental Health
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Management of Complex Health Issues
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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. 

Get in touch

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Patients, family & carers

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GP referrers

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Arms

Community organisations

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Collaborators

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