Health Assessments

Health Assessment

Health Assessments are provided under Medicare for patients over 75 years of age. Our practice nurse provides a comprehensive assessment of all of the facets of your health and everyday lifestyle to assist your doctor in best managing your medical needs. It is the preference of the doctors at Nambucca Family Medical that this occurs in your home to enable us to to assess your living arrangements to see if they are safe and if there is any additional help you may need.

The assessment is made up of a number of questions looking at all areas of your health & well-being including:

  • diet and nutrition
  • exercise
  • mobility
  • mental health
  • family & social relationships
  • medications

During the assessment, if not already done recently we will check:

  • blood pressure
  • pulse
  • height & weight
  • vision
  • perform a urinalysis

 

Call the practice now to book your appointment on 65688688.