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
- Falls and balance problems
- Polypharmacy and medication rationalisation
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Allied Health – Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist
- Needs assessment
- Immigration Medicals
Make an appointment to see a specialist to discuss your concernsn further.