WHAT IS IT?
It is a multidisciplinary diagnostic and treatment process that evaluates medical, psychological, social, cognitive and functional capabilities of an elderly person to optimise care to achieve improvement in health with ageing.
It differs from a standard medical evaluation in the following ways:
WHO WOULD BENEFIT FROM A CGA?
See Coffs Care Model
A referral from your GP is required to ensure you receive a Medicare rebate for this appointment.