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Apollo Hospitals launches dedicated elderly care services through Apollo Elder Care centre

by The Welthi Bureau

Apollo Hospitals launches dedicated elderly care services through Apollo Elder Care centre
 Ms Sangita Reddy,Jt .Managing Director ( L ) , Director Sri K Viswanath (M) & Dr Hari Prasad, President, Apollo Hospitals.

A specialized exclusive elder care centre has been started by Apollo Hospitals. Renowned Film Director Sri K Viswanadh, inaugurated the Apollo Elder Care centre on Wednesdayat Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills. Ms Sangita Reddy, Jt. Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals; Dr Hari Prasad, President, Apollo Hospitals and Dr Vasanth Kumar, Senior Consultant - Internal Medicine & Geriatrics, Apollo Hospitals, briefed media about the Apollo Geriatric Clinics, on the occasion.

 

This exclusive center for the elderly, will be a comprehensive centre to diagnose the patient, comprehend his medical background and offer customized care. In the first phase of the launch, the service will be available at Hyderabad.

 

The dedicated Geriatric Care centre has four zones:

 

 Out Patient Care

 

 In Patient Care

 

 Emergency Care

 

 Home Health Care

 

A comprehensive physical, cognitive and psychosocial assessment, a personal care plan, recommendations to improve health and functional ability, rehabilitation, safe use of medicines and will address home and emergency care for the elderly.

 

Health issues facing the elderly can be very complex and puzzling. The elderly often suffer from more than one medical problem and have conditions that can be obscured by unusual symptoms.

 

Dr Vasanth Kumar said, geriatric clinic will provide comprehensive care addressing their medical, psychological, rehabilitative needs. Besides focusing on treating the elderly will majorly lay thrust on preventive care even before they have a problem. It will adopt a team approach involving specialists from different faculties, to provide an all round care. 

 

The core treatment facilities available at the centre includes care towards preventing and managing fractures, dizziness (vision care), memory loss, depression, psychological revitalization, vaccinations, fatigue, unsteadiness or weakness, physiotherapy, diet counseling and medicine management.


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