Geriatric Health

St Vincent's Private Hospital Brisbane has a highly regarded reputation for providing exceptional care in geriatric medicine and general medicine, specialising in rehabilitation and managing medical conditions that are associated with ageing. 

 

Our services 

We provide a comprehensive range of medical services for those with complex conditions, chronic disease and acute illness. We offer highly specialised services for people with medical and physical concerns associated with ageing. Our services may be suitable to those who require assessment for: 

  • Acute and chronic disease management 
  • Mobility problems and falls
  • Medication review 
  • Dementia and memory loss
  • Acute confusion
  • Sleep disorder
  • Bladder control problems
  • Bowel control problems
  • Malnutrition
  • Frailty 

Our team

Our team are an experienced and highly qualified group of health care professionals. Our geriatric care team includes:

  • Geriatricians 
  • General physicians 
  • Specialist nurses 
  • Physiotherapists 
  • Occupational therapists 
  • Psychologists 
  • Speech pathologists 
  • Dieticians 
  • Social workers 
  • Pastoral care workers

Accustomed to caring for people with complex and multiple medical needs, our team of experienced health care professionals work closely with individuals, and those who support them, to identify needs, goals and concerns.   

Our care

We focus on coordinated, personalised care. We offer comprehensive one-on-one consultations and develop care plans specific to individual needs. Care plans may involve individual treatment, group therapy or a combination of both depending on what best meets the person’s needs.  

Our aim is to help people restore health and improve wellbeing. 

Our hospital 

Overlooking the Brisbane River, our hospital is a calm and safe environment for people to restore their health. 

Our rooms are spacious, comfortable and family-friendly. The majority are private rooms with adjoining ensuites. 

Our purpose-built physiotherapy and occupational therapy spaces enable the latest rehabilitation programs and techniques for reconditioning and restoration – promoting healing, health and successful living. 

We want to help people to live as independently as possible for as long as possible. 

Our support 

We want people to feel confident when making decisions regarding their health. We can provide people with the strength and assurance they need to return home and into the community. We can also help people, and those who support them, explore other options for future care. 

We provide support and assurance along every step of the way.

Contact us 

For more information about our geriatric health services, referral and eligibility, call (07) 3240 1213 or provide your details below and we will contact you.

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