- Do you live abroad and have elderly loved ones back at home?
- Have you ever had to worry about their access to quality healthcare?
- Do they require additional support at home due to illness?
- Do they suffer from a chronic or worsening condition?
- Are you a carer for someone in their old age and need an additional helping hand?
- Do you require access to quality medication on a regular basis?
Geridoc is here to serve you !
Our Mission is to provide qualitative and comprehensive health and humanitarian services at a little cost to the elderly living in in Africa through the use of voluntary efforts, technology, professional service and collaboration with well-meaning individuals, local, regional, national and international agencies.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF BEING UNDER GERIDOC?
You will access a wide range of standardised, evidence based and effective health services on time, backed up with a prompt feedback service.
GeriDoc is focused on the provision of prompt health surveillance to detect silent killer illness and diseases. It provides prompt medical sign posting and recommendations (both locally and abroad) to prevent early death and reduce morbidity. It provides simplified health education to the service users and carers with the ultimate aim to prolong the quality of life and an overall improvement of life expectancy within the nation.
This platform enables medical service providers (both at home and abroad) and allied health professionals to render their services to the elderly.
HOW DOES GERIDOC WORK
On subscription, A comprehensive geriatric assessment will be conducted in a multidimensional, multidisciplinary way to evaluate an older person’s functional ability, physical health, cognition and mental health, and socio environmental circumstances
- Biodata, contact information and health information are collected on first contact to GeriDoc and entered into GeriDoc software
- Based on the outcome of the assessment, a bespoke health management care plan will be formulated and communicated with your primary family physician and yourself
- Every client will have a comprehensive baseline screening test done.
WHAT DOES A SUBSCRIPTION PLAN MEAN?
Payment of a fixed amount monthly to cover the service for that month only.
HOW OFTEN WILL I RECEIVE A CALL FROM MY GERIDOC?
The subscription plan enables you to 30 minutes call from a Geri Doc, on a weekly basis.
You will have to book your appointment with your doctor on your profile page. Your GeriDoc will give you a call at the agreed time. if you are not available at that time, you will have to ring back on +447840058300. in between your appointment times , you can access your Geri Doc via email or WhatsApp messages only
DO I NEED TO PAY FOR MY SCREENING BLOOD TEST?
The tests are covered by the initial payment as such no extra payment is needed
WHAT DOES THE SCREENING BLOOD TEST COMPRISE OF?
It comprises of full blood count, Liver function test. Kidney Function test, Lipid profile, Bone profile Vitamin B12 and Folate.
DOES THE SUBSCRIPTION COVER MEDICATIONS REQUIRED/RECOMMENDED?
No, the subscription does not cover drugs prescribed or DIAGNOSTIC tests needed as the cost cannot be predetermined. The client has the option of purchasing the medications or conduct the tests privately.
CAN I HAVE A DOCTOR VISIT ME AT HOME
Unfortunately, due to security and logistic reasons, we do not offer this service, However, we will be liaising with your known family physician for physical examination and continuity of care
DO I STILL REQUIRE A HOSPITAL REGISTRATION?
Yes. GeriDoc is a health management system and would not be able to offer emergency and inpatient services.
WHAT HAPPENS IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY?
Our thorough monitoring services will reduce the chances of an emergency situation occurring. We strongly advise clients to subscribe for our ambulances services which cover immediate evacuation of client from their home and transfer to their registered hospital