Churchill Road Medical Centre | Health Assessments
Churchill Road Medical Centre is a bulk billing general practice with a number of male and female doctors available. It is just 6kms from the Adelaide CBD on the corner of Alexandra Street and Churchill Road in Prospect, providing convenient access to patients in Prospect, Kilburn, Blair Athol, Enfield, Nailsworth and Brompton. There is a bus stop at the front door (BUS STOP 12) and ample off street car parking.
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During a health assessment, our nurse will take your blood pressure, record medication and complementary products you are taking and discuss day-to-day living with you. This information is taken back to your doctor with your permission for further discussion with you. It is also a valuable opportunity to find out what services are available within your local area to assist you with independence and how to access these services. This is a free service with the aim to promote and encourage better health with greater independence and encourages good home safety practices. A Home Medicine Review may be indicated following review with your GP.
Types of Health Assessments
ATSI Health Assessments
This health assessment is aimed at ensuring that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people receive primary health care matched to their needs, by encouraging early detection, diagnosis and intervention for common and treatable conditions that cause morbidity and early mortality. It includes an assessment of the patient’s health, including their physical, psychological and social well being. It also assesses what preventive health care, education and other assistance should be offered to the patient to improve their health and well being.
45-49 Year Old Health Assessments
Specifically for patients aged between 45 and 49 years who are at risk of developing a ‘chronic’ disease. This may be because of lifestyle factors such as smoking, physical inactivity, excess weight, biomedical risk factors where there is no outward sign of a problem (such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol) or simply a family history of chronic disease. This service is also billed directly to Medicare.
Over 75 Health Assessments
The Seniors Annual Check-Up is for those patients who are over 75 years. This appointment takes 1-1.5 hours and is a comprehensive review of your physical health and life style. This is directly billed to Medicare so there is no cost to you.