75 y.o & over Health Check

An older persons health assessment (75 years and over)stethascope.jpg

 For patients

  • 75 years and over
  • to identify problems and conditions that may be prevented; and
  • to provide intervention to improve health and quality of life.

 Purpose

  • To assess physical, psychological and social health
    • Activities of daily living, physical function, falls in last 3 months
    • Blood pressure, pulse rate and rhythm
    • Continence
    • Medication review (consider a Home Medicine Review)
    • Psychological function (mood, cognition)
    • Social function/isolation, support required, carer status
    • Vaccinations (fluvax, tetanus, pneumococcus)7.jpg
  • Fitness to drive
  • Hearing and vision
  • Oral health
  • Diet and nutrition
  • Foot care
  • Sleep
  • Exercise
  • CVD risks (hypertension, alcohol, smoking)
  • Home Safety