Geriatrics is the speciality of medicine that entails the needs of older people.

A Geriatrician is a doctor who specialises in the area of Geriatrics.

Common reasons why you need to see a Geriatrician are for problems in the following areas:

  • Memory impairment and assessment
  • Dementia
  • Falls and balance problems
  • Polypharmacy and medication rationalisation
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Stroke
  • Nutrition
  • Allied Health – Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist
  • Needs assessment
  • Immigration Medicals
  • ACC

Make an appointment to see a specialist to discuss your concernsn further.