Your Health Griffith places a strong emphasis on preventative medicine. Regular health checks are recommended to assist in the early detection and prevention of common medical problems such as high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes & cancer.
Your Health Griffith can provide health assessments to at risk populations such as the over 75’s and patients aged 40 - 49, where a risk factor for significant disease exists.
Over 75 Health Checks
A health assessment of an older person is an in-depth assessment of a patient aged 75 years and over. It is an annual assessment of physical, psychological and social well-being and offers preventative health care and education. The practice nurse conducts the assessment and following this you will have a consultation with your GP to discuss the results.
45-49 year old check
This check aims to assist in the early detection and prevention of chronic diseases. It enables prevention strategies. The check involves taking your history, noting your current health issues and risk factors as well as looking at your family history. The health check will look at:
Lifestyle risk factors such as smoking, nutrition, alcohol consumption, nutrition and physical activity
Family history of any chronic disease
Overall this check aims to assess your lifestyle, detect issues early, & prevent disease, thus improving your long term health outcomes. Getting in early can have a big impact later on!
These assessments usually require a more prolonged consultation. The assessments are fully covered by Medicare. For further information or to book your preventive health assessment please contact us on (02) 6962 7661