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Geriatric Care Clinic (GCC)

About the Department

Geriatric Care Clinic (GCC) is a pioneering attempt in SRMC to address the problems unique to the older adults, be it physical, psychological, or social, associated with aging. It is as a one-stop center for comprehensive care for individuals above the age of 50 in a multi-disciplinary setting. Any person above the age of 50 years can walk-in for the GCC expert consultation and opinion in an outpatient setting

GCC has special focus on memory disorders like Alzheimer’s Dementia & other types of dementias, as well as Neuro-psychiatric manifestations of disorders like Parkinson’s Disease, Epilepsy, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury etc.

Who can be referred?
  • Patients 50 years and above attending any specialist services in SRMC with comorbid psychological & / or psycho-social issues or cognitive impairment
  • Inpatients in the hospital with co-morbid physical and psychological problems
  • Patients from the community who needs expert evaluation of their psychological and cognitive functioning, referred through their GP.
  • Individuals can also present directly to the GCC outpatient clinic.
Any persons with following conditions /indications can walk-in
  • Disability & Age related decline in muscle strength, vision, hearing, locomotion, nutrition and immunity.
  • Psycho-somatic disorders
  • Medical and Neurology patients with Co-morbid Psychiatric illnesses
  • Memory disturbances/behavior changes
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Family stressors/interpersonal difficulties
  • Elderly patients with chronic medical/surgical problems at risk for psychological disorders/distress.

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About the Department