Geriatric Physician Clinic in Kerala- Changanacherry&Thiruvalla
Welcome to the official website of Senior Citizens Clinic; One Stop Solution For Old Age Care in Changanacherry & Thiruvalla
Geriatric Medicine is a medical specialty that focuses on the treatment of health problems in the elderly. Caring for older patients necessitates a thorough approach due to the complexity of their problems, which are frequently multifaceted.
Elderly individuals sometimes suffer from many diseases at the same time and require multiple drugs, complicating their management. In such cases, an expert Geriatric physician's care is required to resolve the issues and maintain health.
Geriatric Medicine is a growing specialty in Kerala, owing to an increase in the number of senior patients and the variety of challenges they face in the current social context change.
Senior Citizens Clinic is a Geriatric Physician led facility dedicated to serving the medical needs of the elderly in Changanacherry and surrounding places such as Thiruvalla and Kottayam.
Our clinic provides comprehensive care for management of health problems affecting elderly patients.
We welcome you to utilize our service for the betterment of your dear ones.
Planning for a visit to Senior Citizens clinic
Things to do:
1) Book your appointment in advance
Booking No: 9496 000 295
2) Bring your old medical records and list of current medications (or Medication box) during your visit
3) List your health problems or queries in a piece of paper if you tend to forget things
4) Clarify your doubts regarding illness/medications with Doctor prior to leaving the clinic
5) Follow up with Lab tests as advised by Doctor
Geriatric physician: You can discuss your health issues with the doctor and receive treatment for your symptoms. Schedule your visit in advance by calling us at least one day in advance to reserve your time slot.
Timing: 4pm to 6pm (Mon- Sat)
See a geriatrician at your home and get expert opinion on health care. Bedridden or ill patients who find it difficult to commute to the clinic are intended users of this service. We cover areas in and around Changanacherry (daily) and Thiruvalla (once weekly)
Palliative care service: symptom-based treatment for individuals with cancer, dementia, and other terminal illnesses. Aimed to protect the patient's quality of life by having a skilled geriatrician create a personalized care plan.
Online Tele Consultation service: Get doctor's help through Tele medicine. (For Follow up Patients only)
Diabetes, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia management
Senior Citizens clinic is led by Dr Aswin Rajeev who is a Geriatric specialist passionate in caring elderly patients. He has completed his post graduation in Geriatric Medicine from prestigious Amrita Institute of Medical sciences Kochi in 2016.
He is well experienced in handling medical as well as psycho social problems in elderly patients.
His areas of interest are geriatric home care, life style diseases management, preventive geriatrics, palliative care and dementia care
Contact no: 9496 000 295
What is meant by Geriatrician?
A Geriatrician is a physician who has specialized in care of elderly patients.
When does a patient need Geriatrician's care?
Elderly patient with multiple diseases undergoing different kinds of treatments
Patient having problem with sticking on to multiple medications prescribed by different specialists
Elderly patient who is bed ridden, confused or getting frequent hospitalizations for different reasons.
Family/ Carers to plan on best possible care in interest of elderly person
What is the importance of Geriatrician supervised care for elderly?
It is needed to preserve quality of life by assessment of patient's functional status and to identify and correct reversible factors hindering recovery of patient from ailment.