75 Years and Over Health Assessments

75 Years and Over

A health assessment of a person over 75 years old provides a way of identifying potentially preventable health issues and conditions to improve health and/or quality of life.

What is included in a health assessment?

A health assessment includes looking at a patient’s health, physical, psychological and social function.

The health professional undertaking the health assessment may also consider


Who undertakes the health assessment?

The health assessment will be undertaken by a Registered Nurse. Following the assessment and collection of information, the doctor will discuss their findings and recommendations with you.

Are there any costs for the health assessment?

The health assessment can be bulk billed through Medicare yearly.

How long will it take?

The health assessment will take between 45 minutes to 75 minutes