What do we do?
Dr. Kawaljit Singh will perform the initial Comprehensive geriatric assessment in view of identifying frailty, falls risks and osteoporosis. Dr. Singh may also do a CT brain for balance assessment and a DEXA scan for osteoporosis management to reduce the risk of osteoporotic fractures.
Referral is made to optometrist, dietician and podiatrist if required.
A report is sent to GP.
Up-to 24-week falls rehab program is then provided to the patient either at home or in-group in clinic setting under the supervision of
Reassessment is done in 6 months.
To maintain physical strength, patients are encouraged to continue exercise programs in the form of hydrotherapy, gym or Tai Chi.