Geriatric Care

At Carolina Urgent Care, we understand the unique healthcare needs of older adults. Geriatrics, a specialized type of primary care, requires providers with additional training in the prevention and diagnosis of age-related conditions. 

Our team at Carolina Urgent Care is equipped with this expertise to provide a comprehensive and personalized healthcare experience.

Medical Care for Geriatric Patients

We offer a broad range of medical services for our geriatric patients. Our team is trained to manage multiple health conditions and monitor the overall well-being of older adults. We strive to provide a care approach that encompasses both medical and individual needs.

Management of Chronic Conditions

Chronic conditions can significantly impact the quality of life in older adults. At Carolina Urgent Care, we focus on the efficient management of these conditions, aiming to improve health outcomes and maintain a good quality of life for our patients. 

Our approach includes:

  • Expertise in managing common chronic conditions in older adults, such as heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, and dementia.
  • Individualized treatment plans tailored to the specific needs and challenges associated with managing chronic conditions in the elderly.
  • Regular monitoring, evaluation, and adjustments of treatment plans as needed.

Preventive Care

Preventive care is crucial in maintaining the health of older adults. It helps in the early detection and management of potential health issues. 

At Carolina Urgent Care, we prioritize preventive care through:

  • Regular health check-ups to assess overall health and detect any potential concerns.
  • Age-appropriate health screenings to detect conditions such as cancer, osteoporosis, and cognitive decline.

Medication Management

Correct medication management is a vital part of geriatric care. Our team at Carolina Urgent Care ensures that our patients' medications are safe, effective, and appropriately tailored to their health needs. 

Our approach includes:

  • Comprehensive medication reviews to evaluate the appropriateness of current medications and identify any potential drug interactions or side effects.
  • Collaboration with primary care physicians and pharmacists to ensure proper dosage adjustments and medication adherence.
  • Patient education and counseling to promote understanding of medication regimens and minimize risks.

Coordination with Healthcare Providers

We believe in a collaborative approach to healthcare. We ensure a seamless communication process with other healthcare providers involved in our patients' care. This coordination helps to provide a comprehensive and continuous care experience for our patients. 

Key elements include:

  • Collaboration with primary care physicians and specialists to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care.
  • Sharing of medical records to provide a complete overview of the patient's medical history and treatment plans.
  • Regular communication among the healthcare team ensures consistency in care and a unified approach.

Conditions We Treat

At Carolina Urgent Care, we have expertise in treating a variety of age-related conditions, including but not limited to:

Our team is dedicated to providing an effective and compassionate care experience for all conditions, ensuring the best possible outcomes for our geriatric patients.

Our Approach to Geriatric Care

Our approach to geriatric care is rooted in the principles of dignity, respect, and understanding. We believe in providing a patient-centered care experience where individual needs and preferences are prioritized.

Geriatric Care in Chapel Hill & Durham, NC

If you or a loved one are in need of geriatric care services, do not hesitate to reach out to us at Carolina Urgent Care. We are always here to answer any questions or address any concerns you may have. Our dedicated team is ready to provide the care and support you need.

Don’t hesitate to contact us. You can visit our clinics in Chapel Hill, Durham, or schedule an appointment online.

1840 M.L.K. Jr Blvd,
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
5234 N Roxboro St
Durham, NC, 27712

Mon-Fri 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM

Sat-Sun 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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