Seniors Health Services and Aged Care

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As we grow older, our health needs change but that doesn’t mean the level of care we receive should.

At Hyde and Partners we provide in-depth care for our Aged Care and Senior patients.

Over 75 health assessments

These health assessments are in-depth reviews for clients aged 75 years or over. They provide a structured way of identifying health issues and conditions that are potentially preventable of amenable to interventions in order to improve health and/or quality of life.

They also identify factors that influence health status such as physical, psychological and social functioning.

OVER 75 HEALTH ASSESSMENTS INCLUDE:

  • Patient history and examinations (BP, u/a, weight and waist measurements)
  • Overall assessment of the patient’s health
  • Recommending appropriate interventions
  • Providing advice and information
  • Assessment of medications, including administration and storage;
  • Assessment of continence status
  • Assessment of immunisation status (including influenza and pneumonia)
  • Assessment of physical function and daily activities
  • Assessment of fall status and risk
  • Assessment of nutritional status and identification of needs for assistance (eg. Meals on Wheels)
  • Assessment of the patient’s psychological functioning (mini mental state exam)
  • An assessment of social functioning
  • Advanced Directives and Medical Power of Attorney discussions, including relevant documents
  • Identification of any need for Community Services with referral as appropriate

ADVICE, TREATMENT & PREVENTION

  • Advice on medications
  • Immunisations
  • Health and fitness
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Nutritional needs
  • Referrals to specialist care where required

UPDATE: There have been PBS changes from 1 June 2020 regarding opioid prescribing. Please book with your regular GP to discuss how these changes will affect you.

FLU Vacinnations

Winter is upon us and we are seeing lots of respiratory infections including influenza.
We have FLU vaccines in stock and recommend vaccination to everyone over the age of 6 months.
PLEASE MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT

COVID-19 Vaccinations

Our clinic has been selected by the Australian Government to supply COVID-19 vaccines. We can now provide Pfizer vaccines for ages 12 and above. If you are eligible, please call us on 8522 3444 between 10:00am and 4:00pm to book an appointment. Check your eligibility, or visit www.health.gov.au for more information. If you have further personal questions about eligibility or the COVID-19 vaccination, please book a regular or telephone consult with your usual GP.

Coronavirus Health Alert

The threat level of COVID-19 in South Australia is escalated. For the safety of our patients and staff, we encourage telephone appointments (where possible).

If a face-to-face appointment is required, it will be time-limited, and we request that all patients wear a face mask while in the clinic.

We have a COVID19 triage process and you may be requested to wait outside or in your vehicle.

We will require you to observe social distancing >1.5m and we will limit the number of patients in the waiting room.

If you have symptoms of the flu, a cold, or a loss of sense of smell or taste, then a COVID-19 test is necessary. Please refer to the SA Health website for a list of COVID-19 respiratory clinics and testing centres.

If you are unwell and do not have respiratory symptoms, please ask for a telephone appointment with a GP, where possible a safe review will be arranged.

Please be patient our clinic is determined to be COVID-19 safe.