KING EDWARD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College

Acharya Donde Marg, Parel,
Mumbai 400 012. India.
Tel.: 91-22-2410 7000 Fax: 91-22-2414 3435

Geriatric Medicine Clinic: (1992-2004)

 

Soon available: 3 months Certificate Course in Geriatrics (RS. 4,500/-) 
One months practical training only (RS. 1,500/-) 
For medical graduates and postgraduates


GERIATRIC
SERVICES
Elderly Care 60 and 60+

Team Members

Dietitian
MSW
Occupational
Therapist
Physician
Physiotherapist
Psychiatrist

*

Voluntary
Consultants

Gynecologist
Orthosurgeon

Address
Seth G. S. Medical
College & KEM
Hospital
Parel
Mumbai-12
Maharashtra
India


PATIENT CARE
Facilities
__________

OPD – 13
Tuesday
8.30 -10.30am
1.30 – 3.00 pm
*
Friday
1.30 to 3.00pm
_____________

We offer

Consultancy
*
Annual check Up
(Sept- Nov)
*
Blood tests
*
Drug Bank
*
Therapeutic
workshop
*
Memory Clinic
*
Physical fitness
programme
*
Rehabilitation
Services
*
Follow-up Monthly
Quarterly Annual
*
Emergency Care
*

Our Motto
Let the Old live with dignity and die with dignity

EDUCATIONPatient
*
Professional
*
Community
_____________

____OPD – Supervised
Individual
*
Lectures – Hindi,
Marathi, English
*
Poster Exhibitions
*
Air talks
*
Audiovisual Shows
*
TV discussions
*
Quarterly bulletin
_________________
Publications

Wealthy Tips for
Healthy Ageing
Rs.25/-
*
Nutrition in Elderly Rs.50/-
*
Physician and Elderly Care
Rs.100/-
*
Mental Health in Elderly
Rs.100/-
*
Work Manual for Physicians
Rs.100/-
*
Quarterly Bulletin
(Mar-Jun-Sep-Dec)
Rs. 60/-
Annual Subscription


PREVENTIVE GERIATRICS
*
Healthy Ageing
Programmes

__________________

Physical fitness
*
Obesity Clinic
*
Osteoporosis
*
Dyslipidemia(High cholesterol)
*
Diabetes
*
Hypertension
*
Age-related memory decline
*
Cancer screening in women
____________________
Correspondence

*
Dr. Yogini V. Meisheri
Professor of Medicine
I/c Geriatric Services
Dept of Medicine
Seth G.S. Medical College & KEM Hospital,
Parel, Mumbai-12

Phone
4136051
Extn-2497, OPD-2303
Fax: 4143435
*
Website
http://www.kem.edu/dept/medicine/geriatric.htm

E-mail:yogini_vm@vsnl.net


Know your
PHYSICIAN


Dr. Y.V.Meisheri
Unit staff

___________________
Objectives
__________________

Early detection of
disease-disability
*
Regular follow up for healthy aging
*
Moniter disease complications
*
Promote self-care
*
Support for family-care
*
Community education
*
Rehabilitation
*
Promote professional awareness
*
Ageing-research
*
Training of health care personnel

_________________

Special attention
Risk factor control
Stroke-Rehabilitation
Memory clinic
Drug Bank
Community Education Training workshops
Research
Death-issues

OPD – 13 Tues, Friday


Know Your
Psychiatrist Dietitian Physiotherapist Social Worker Occupational Therapist
Dr. S. R. Parkar- HOD
Dr. J. S. Apte – Honorary
Dr. J. Kedare – Lecturer
* Dr. Sheetal Mahamunkar
* Safal Mahadik
* Mansi Bapat
* Bernadette Lewis
* Amita Mehta – HOD
* Bhavna Mhatre – AP
* Jaimala Shetye – AP
T. Kashmiri – Ex-HOD
Uma Alwe – MSW
Mrs. IR Kenkre – HOD
Mr. Sams SBA – Prof
Ashwini Vaishampayan
Moushumi Konnur
Objectives
Lower stress
*
Modify coping style
*
Tackle short-term memory problem
*
Enhance healthy mental attitude
*
Discourage destructive behaviour
Balanced-Nutrition
*
Combat malnutrition(Obesity and undernutrition)
*
Individualised dietary advice
*
Education in principles of diet and lifestyle since youth and modifications
To promote physical capacity
*
Restoration of functional independence
*
Reduce disability
*
Improve quality of life
*
Strengthen endurance
Avoid insecurity
*
Maintain family
Jointedness
*
Help fiscal Planning
*
Care-taker Assistance
*
Co-ordinate Hospital and community care
*
Promote recreationFacility
Maintain functional capacity
*
Rehabilitation
*
Modifications at home/work -places
*
Assistive aids
*
Preventive exercises
*
Therapeutic Workshop
Special Attention
* Depression and suicide
* Bereavement
* Dementia
* Emotional, behavioural, sexual problems
* Group therapy
* Support group Institutionalised Elderly
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Extn: 2311-OPD
2492-Dept

OPD
Geriatric- Friday
Psychiatry-112
Sineage – 85

* Dietary control of factors that accelerate ageing diabetes, Increase fats, anemia, BP Kidney failure
* Assist devices for eating
* Antioxidants use
* Osteoporosis prevention
________________
Extn: 2404-
Gen 2317-Diabetes

OPD – Friday
Diet Dept, KEMH
Ground floor
Sineage – 67

* Physical fitness
* Obesity clinic
* Physical therapy modalities
* Osteoporosis
* Rehabilitation
_________________
Dept. of Physiotherapy
O.C. Bldg., Opp. Tata Hospital,
Parel,
Mumbai- 12
_________________

Extn: 2476-dept
2475-OPD

Geriatric OPD – Tuesday Friday
Sineage – 222

* Social support
* Placement-old age homes
* Drugs
* Legal advice
*Community education
* Sensitisation about old age problems
____________________
Social Services Dept.
KEM Hosp.,
Mumbai-12
Near security office
____________________

Extn: 2489 -Uma
2054 -dept

Geriatric OPD – Tuesday Friday
Sineage – 6, 51

* Functional Rehabilitation
* Promote self-care
* Improve cognitive ability /help for memory loss
* Promote leisure- time activities _________________
Occupational Therapy dept.O.C. Bldg., opp. Tata Hospital,
Parel,
Mumbai-12
_________________

Extn: 2477-2420

Geriatric OPD – Tuesday Friday
Sineage – 79


Know your Voluntary consultants
Orthosurgeon Gynaecologist
Dr Devesh Dholakia
Lecturer
Dr YS Nandanvar Unit Head
Dr SS Abhyankar
Lecturer
Objectives
Surgical relief of joint & soft tissue pain
*
Early detection of spinal infection and metastases
*
Emergency attention in trauma
*
Joint stability in spine
*
Joint replacement in the disabled

Cancer Screening for Uterus, Breast Ovary
*
Comfort in perimenopausal years
*
Counseling for sexual problems
*
Prevent osteoporosis
*

* Osteoporosis prevention
* Delay of knee and hip arthritis
* Cervical/Lumbar spine arthropathy
* Joint replacement hip, knee
* Periarthritis – shoulder
_______________
Extn: 2463-dept
2315-OPD
OPD: Tuesday
Morning – Ortho
Afternoon – Geriatric-OPD
Sineage 404
* Menopause and HRT -Hormone replacement therapy
* Pep’s Smear for cancer screening
* Prolapsed uterus
* Pelvic and urinary tract infections
______________
Dept of Obst & Gynaecology, KEM Hospital
Extn: 2466-dept
2309-OPD

OPD: Wednesday Morning
Sineage 109

 

 

PREVENTIVE GERIATRICS
*
Healthy Ageing
Programmes
__________________
Physical fitness
*
Obesity Clinic
*
Osteoporosis
*
Control of Dyslipidemia(High cholesterol)
&
Diabetes
&
Hypertension
*
Age-related memory decline
*
Cancer screening in women
____________________
Correspondence
*
Dr. Yogini V. Meisheri
Professor of Medicine
I/c Geriatric Services
Dept of Medicine
Seth G.S. Medical College & KEM Hospital,
Parel, Mumbai-12
Phone24136051
Extn-2497, OPD-2303
Fax: 24143435
*
Website

http://www.kem.edu/dept/medicine/geriatric.htm
E-mail
yogini_vm@vsnl.net 

PATIENT CAREFacilities
__________
OPD – 13
Tuesday
8.30 -10.30am
1.30 – 3.00 pm
*
Friday
1.30 to 3.00pm
_________________________
Our Motto
Let the Old live with dignity and die with dignity
_______________________
Publications
Wealthy Tips for
Healthy Ageing
Rs.25/-
*
Nutrition in Elderly Rs.50/-
*
Physician and Elderly Care
Rs.100/-
*
Mental Health in Elderly
Rs.100/-
*
Work Manual for Physicians
Rs.100/-
*
Quarterly Bulletin
(Mar-Jun-Sep-Dec)
Rs. 60/- Annual Subscription

(Subject to revision with increase in postal rates)

Out patient department (OPD):

Location: Multi storey building, 1st Floor, Room No 13.
Timing: Fridays, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Activities:

  • Examination, investigations of the patients.
  • Counseling and Therapeutic advice.
  • Preventive geriatrics.
  • Health education.
  • Psychiatric, Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy, Dietician, Social worker reference.
  • Referrals to other relevant specialties.
  • Regular follow up of the patients. 
Facilities:

Outpatient clinics
: 3 (2 for new patients, 1 for follow-up)
Referrals
: Self, unit patients, from other services
Enrollment : Regular, out-station, consultancy,
Average annual enrollment : 400-500 patients since 1995;
follow-up: 60-74 y-60%; 75 and 75+ : 75%
  • Complete physical check-up and evaluation by the GFA members at the initial visit and as desired by them / again annually � Information recorded in pre-designed record card
  • Baseline hematological, biochemical, ECG, XRC
  • Other investigations as indicated � Drug-bank: free drugs are dispensed during the clinic hours by the nurse
  • Health-education/supervisory care by GFA team
  • Follow-up: weekly / monthly / quarterly / biannual / annual
  • Therapeutic Workshop started in 1997-Patients under the guidance of Occupational therapists weekly attend this workshop and do handicrafts and other skilled jobs – exhibition of these articles periodically held(Indoor admissions if needed are done in medical unit ward-beds)
Community Services:
  • Educative Poster Exhibition on elderly care: “Aging and the Aged”
  • Drug Bank for the elderly
  • Health education lecture series in elderly care (Series 1-9)- held at KEMH (in Hindi, Marathi, English.- Also supervised education to the patient during visits.)
  • Audiovisual shows on Elderly care
  • Therapeutic Workshop for the elderly – started in August 1997.
  • Visit to the home for the elderly by the Geriatric functional assessment (GFA) team regularly
  • Gifts distributed to the elderly on 1st October, World Geriatric day
  • February 1999 : Orthogeriatric Services started in collaboration with Dr Devesh Dholakia, Lecturer, Orthopedics, KEMH
  • Easy to read and practice guidelines on elderly care-Wealthy Tips for Healthy aging:1999 (Rs.25/-)
  • All India Radio talks in Marathi and English for non-medical persons
  • Public Lectures: (English or vernacular languages)
  • Participation in National-International conferences
  • Quarterly Bulletin – since October, 1994
Research
  • 1989-1992:Pulmonary functions in normal geriatric population Autoantibodies in normal geriatric population
  • 1991-1994: Profile of Diabetes Melllitus in the elderly
  • 1993-1995: Preventive exercise to preserve hand functions
  • 1996-1997: Growth hormone secretory status in healthy Indian adults (30- 59y) and elderly(60 and 60+) – ongoing : Role of family in Elderly care
  • 1996-1998:Clinical significance of elevated ESR in the elderly
  • 1999-2002:Compliance for Health Care in the Elderly
  • 2000-2003: A longitudinal Study of Total Serum Cholesterol and Triglycerides in the Elderly (1992-2002)
Ongoing Research:(since 1994) Disease specific mortality / band-forms in critically ill elderly / Orthostatic hypotension in the elderly / Low-Lipids and ageing
Professional Affiliation:
Indian Chest Society / Association of Physicians of India / Geriatric Society of India, The Tuberculosis Association of India / Indian Society of Critical care
Indian Federation of Aging (InFa) / Dignity Foundation / Federation of Senior Citizens Organisation of Maharashtra (FESCOM)
Publications (Purchase available-postal charges extra)
Quarterly Bulletin of Geriatric Services: Founder Editor: Dr Yogini V Meisheri :October 1994
Subscription charges: Annual: Rs. 60/-
Special Publications (available for purchase*)
01. A pocket booklet – Wealthy tips for healthy aging – Rs. 25/-
02. Special-issue 1999 – Nutrition in Elderly – Rs. 50/-
03. Special-issue 2000 – Physician and Elderly Care – Rs.100/-
04. Work-manual for Training for Physicians – Rs.100/-
05. Special-issue 2001: Mental health and Elderly – Rs.100/-

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