An elderly person returns home from the hospital after a long stay for surgery or other medical procedure or are discharged from a rehabilitation center. They may be staying with a relative or living independently. To get the best out of life and to ensure that their environment offers all they need, a comprehensive geriatric assessment in London is a great place to start.
The older person might have had a comprehensive assessment in hospital or at rehab. It is a responsibility of a discharge planner to make arrangements for all necessary services to be in place before the elderly person returns home. However, it will never be possible for them to know all the elderly person’s needs and you might have to tweak them for the best results.
A comprehensive geriatric assessment is just that. It is an assessment of the needs, challenges, and any possible obstacles a person might face when they leave hospital and return home. Evaluation is carried out for:
See a detailed breakdown of the features that make up a good assessment:
A comprehensive assessment will lead to an individualised care plan at home or when they live with relatives. We know that both you and the older person to be cared for will benefit from ongoing assessment and review by this very helpful programme.
Age Well is a website designed to inform our patients about our services delivered at Medical Express Clinic at 117a Harley Street. In the event that patients are seen by a clinician, this will be arranged at Medical Express Clinic which is registered in the United Kingdom with the Care Quality Commission to provide healthcare services.