many older adults, the first step to finding the right care is a comprehensive
geriatric assessment (CGA), which is a practical means of viewing the "whole
thorough evaluation by a Consultant Geriatrician, using various
screening tools, can reveal the reasons for many cond...
older patients who need to see a specialist are unable to do so because they
cannot leave their homes. For housebound older adults, or those living in
Residential or Nursing Homes, Consultant Geriatrician can bring the
care they require right into their home.
home-based assessment ...
In this clinic, a battery of
neuropsychological tests is used to help with diagnosis of memory concerns and
depression, distinguish memory problems associated with dementia from normal ageing memory decline and mild
cognitive impairment (MCI), which is pre-dementia state. Further tests, such as
problems and falls are common in older adults and caused by multiple
interacting conditions. Therefore patients with falls require multiple
disciplines for effective management.
clinic older adults whose main complaint is falls, will receive comprehensive
What is Medication Review? -A medication review is a chance to check that your medicines are the best ones for you. -It is also a chance for you to ask questions about your medicines. -It is a good practice to have medicines reviewed at least once a year.
Medication review clinic , ...
aim of this clinic is:
Screen and treat those at risk for
TIA/Stroke. Possible ways of preventing these events from occurring are:
blood pressure control; treatment of increased blood fats (cholesterol),
diagnosing and treating heart rhythm abnormalities, such as Atrial Fi...
The best place for an older
adult to receive medical care is home: away from hospitals and risks associated
with them, such as hospital acquired infections, confusion, and loss of
Older adults have reduced
physiological reserves so even seemingly trivial problems may result in...
Geriatrician Dr Mucci with training and experience in Mental Capacity Act 2005
can act as a Witness and a Certificate
Provider for patients/donors who have full mental capacity and are
creating their Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) for property and financial
affairs, and/or pe...
Dr Mucci offers 60-120 minutes talks related to the care of older people with complex needs. These are hands on practical sessions which will help GPs, Community Matrons and other health care professionals to deliver patient-centred, personalised care in the community and prevent unnecessary and pot...