What is an Over 75’s Coordinator?
If you are a patient aged 75 or above then you can contact your over 75’s coordinator regarding any personal/ social issues that you would like to discuss in confidence. Your Over 75’s Coordinator will be able to support you regarding any services you may require. They will contact you on occasion.
They can book telephone consultations and face to face consultations with the GP or with the coordinator (if non clinical) and from there they will be able to help you with any health/social queries.
Who Is your Coordinator?
The Oswald Road Medical Centre's Over 75’s Coordinator is Becky Doughty.
How to contact your coordinator?
You can contact your coordinator on the practice telephone number which is:
01724 843168 and ask for Becky. She will be available on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9am - 2pm.
Over 75’s Care Review:
Oswald Road offers an Over 75’s Care review which consists of the following:
- Medication Review
- Health Check
- Memory Assessment
- Assessment for Dementia
- Preferred place of care
- Special Requirements
- End of Life Preferences
Need help with everyday issues such as dressing, getting out?
Speak to your GP for more information on how this service can benefit you.
If you have any concerns regarding memory do not hesitate to get in touch with your GP who can help you resolve any problems.
Any problem with your foot or ankle your GP can help you by referring to the Podiatry Service for advice/support.
Falls Prevention – Safecare Network
The Safecare Network provides services such as Falls Prevention Clinic where there are 2 assessments such as Physiotherapist Assessment which includes support to help mobilise safely. Geriatric Assessment is also done which looks at reasons behind the fall.
The Wellbeing Hub
The Wellbeing Hub offers lots of activities including chair based exercises where lots of other individuals from the community come and join. If you have enquiries please call: 01724 277906