Are you 75 years or older and looking for a comprehensive health assessment? If so, you may be eligible for a Medicare-funded service that can help you identify and manage any health issues you may have. At Bronte Medical Centre, we offer the Medicare 75 year old check up to our patients who meet the criteria.
What is the Medicare 75 year old check up?
The Medicare 75 year old check up is a health assessment for people aged 75 years and older that can take place in your home or in our consulting rooms.
• Identify any risk factors that may affect your health and well-being
• Detect any diseases or conditions that may not have symptoms
• Provide advice and referrals for preventive care and treatment
• Review your medications and immunizations
• Assess your functional ability, cognition, and mood
• Evaluate your social support and living arrangements
• Develop a care plan that suits your needs and preferences
The health assessment is conducted by one of our qualified doctors, who may select from four different Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items, depending on the length and complexity of the consultation. The health assessment is covered by Medicare, so you do not have to pay any out-of-pocket costs.
How can the Medicare 75 year old check up benefit you?
The Medicare 75 year old check up can benefit you in many ways, such as:
• Improving your quality of life and independence
• Preventing or delaying the onset of chronic diseases and complications
• Reducing the risk of falls, injuries, and hospitalizations
• Enhancing your communication and relationship with your doctor
• Empowering you to make informed decisions about your health and care
The health assessment can also help you access other services and programs that may be beneficial for you, such as:
• Home care packages
• Aged care facilities
• Allied health professionals
• Community groups and activities
• Support groups and counseling
How can you book an appointment for the Medicare 75 year old check up?
If you are interested in booking an appointment for the Medicare 75 year old check up, you can contact us at Bronte Medical Centre by phone or email. We will ask you some questions to confirm your eligibility and availability. We will also explain what to expect from the health assessment and what to prepare for it. You may need to bring the following items to your appointment:
• Your Medicare card and any concession cards
• A list of your current medications and supplements
• Any recent test results or reports from other health providers
• Any questions or concerns you may have about your health and care
We look forward to seeing you at Bronte Medical Centre and providing you with the best possible care. The Medicare 75 year old check up is a valuable service that can help you maintain and improve your health and well-being. Don't miss this opportunity to take charge of your health and enjoy your golden years. Call or email us today to book your appointment!