Comprehensive Health Assessments

Comprehensive Health Assessments

At The Madison Practice, we encourage preventative health for all our patients…

45-49 Heath Assessment

The 45-49 years health assessment is for anyone who, in the clinical judgement of your medical practitioner, is at risk of developing a chronic disease. A health assessment at this stage of life can assist you in making the necessary lifestyle changes to prevent or delay the onset of chronic disease.

During the 45-49 health assessment, your GP will:

  • Record your medical history and perform examinations and investigations as required
  • Make an overall assessment of your health
  • Initiate interventions and referrals as required
  • Provide advice and information, including strategies to achieve lifestyle and behaviour changes
  • Keep a record of the health assessment, and offer you a written report with recommendations about matters covered by the health assessment

To see if you are eligible for this bulk billed service, book an appointment with your GP.

75+ Health Assessment

The 75+ years health assessment is an in-depth assessment of anyone aged 75 years and over. It provides a structured way of identifying health issues and conditions that are potentially preventable or amenable to interventions to improve health and/or quality of life.

The purpose of this health assessment is to help identify any risk factors that may require further health management. In addition to assessing a person’s health status, it is used to identify a broad range of factors that influence a person’s physical, psychological, and social functioning.

Specific components of the 75+ health assessment include:

  • Measurement of blood pressure, pulse rate and rhythm
  • An assessment of the patient’s medication, immunisation status and continence
  • An assessment of physical function, including activities of daily living, and whether the patient has had a fall in the last 3 months
  • An assessment of psychological function, including cognition and mood
  • An assessment of social function, including the availability and adequacy of paid and unpaid help

To book a 75+ health assessment with your GP, call our friendly staff on 02 9440 9411.