Geridoc is a subscription-based service. When you enrol with us, you get a personalized health record database which can be assessed securely online.
You can purchase one of our subscription plans or a one-time service such as acupucture therapy, medication review.
There is no minimum length of subscription and you may opt-out at anytime.
Your journey with us starts with a full geriatric assessment complete with full blood test and physical assessment.
After the assessment, your records are updated and based on the review by the assigned consultant geriatric doctor, we schedule regular telephone appointments during which you get the opportunity to discuss with our doctors i.e. to discuss symptoms, treatment or review of prescription etc.
While you are with us, you have a UK-based doctor assigned to you, who will communicate with you in the language you most feel comfortable speaking.
Where a referral is required, we will signpost you to reputable hospitals or clinics within your locality in Nigeria and liaise with your doctor in communicating your health history to them.
Below are key problems Geridoc is setup to solve.
|Inadequate routine health screening and surveillance||Schedules appointments with certified medical laboratory and notify service users and their carers of appointment dates.
Provision of electronic records for easy identification of existing service providers across multiple areas in the country
GeriDoc will act promptly on the results and communicate the recommendations to the known family physician for continuity of care
of health information
|Liaise with known family physician to access relevant preexisting medical information such as past medical histories, allergies, medication, scheduled appointments|
|Increased demand for health care services||Provision of authorized and trained clinicians and allied health professionals both in Nigeria and in the UK to render health services
Provision of elderly friendly services within the existing health systems e.g. cognitive stimulation centers, memory cafes.
|Lack of proper monitoring and follow-ups||Provides a reliable system for identifying, monitoring and re-integrating service users who require regular follow ups for illness and diseases.|
|Ignorance and socio-cultural beliefs about polypharmacy and traditional medicine||Sends out messages and information that educate mothers and fathers, and address negative socio-cultural beliefs|