What do we do?

The Complex Geriatric Clinic (CGC) offers comprehensive geriatric assessments to older people aged 65 years and above, with health or ageing related problems. These problems may include, but not limited to problems of cognitive or functional abilities, falls and balance, incontinence, frailty, medication-related and complex social situation.

What is required and how to proceed

As the clinic is a MBS-clinic, we require a referral from a GP or nurse practitioner (if applicable) detailing the older persons’ problem(s).

Where we are located and contact details

The CGC is located at Queen Elizabeth Centre at 102 Ascot Street South, Ballarat VIC 3350.

Phone: 03 5320 3791
Fax: 03 5320 3661

Clinic sessions: Tuesday (alternate weeks), Wednesday and Friday.

What do we do?

The Complex Geriatric Clinic (CGC) offers comprehensive geriatric assessments to older people aged 65 years and above, with health or ageing related problems. These problems may include, but not limited to problems of cognitive or functional abilities, falls and balance, incontinence, frailty, medication-related and complex social situation.

What is required and how to proceed

As the clinic is a MBS-clinic, we require a referral from a GP or nurse practitioner (if applicable) detailing the older persons’ problem(s).

The BHS Smart referral template can be used for CGC referrals or you may choose to address your referral to Complex Geriatric Clinic – including any one of the following Geriatricians: Dr Supriya Rama Krishnan, Dr Yasmin Sheikh, Dr Alfie Obieta, A/Prof Mark Yates.

Fax referrals to Central Intake Queen Elizabeth Centre 03 5320 3893.

Please attach the patient’s relevant investigation results (e.g. pathology results, brain imaging +/- cognitive test results) to the referral. Relevant past specialist(s) correspondence, may also be helpful. The clinic offers both Telehealth and face-to-face appointments.  

For further information, please contact lead geriatrician, Dr Supriya Rama Krishnan.

Location and contact details

The CGC is located at Queen Elizabeth Centre at 102 Ascot Street South, Ballarat VIC 3350.

Phone: 03 5320 3791
Fax: 03 5320 3661

Clinic sessions: Tuesday (alternate weeks), Wednesday and Friday.

Queen Elizabeth Centre

Location

102 Ascot Street South
Ballarat VIC 3350

Phone

03 5320 3791

Opening Hours

Clinic sessions: Tuesday (alternate weeks), Wednesday and Friday.

Fax

03 5320 3661

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