Samitivej Hospital Geriatrics Center

Samitivej Srinakarin Hospital

The first of its kind in Thailand

Our center uses standardized clinical practice guidelines, specifically based on the most advanced research in the field of geriatrics used by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the United States.

KEY SERVICES & TREATMENTS

Treatments and Services

  • Comprehensive Health Assessment Service - evaluates every factor that may affect the patient’s health and builds a personally tailored plan to promote healthy aging
  • Guided Care Nursing Service - created by Johns Hopkins University and tailored for patients with complex health needs. Services include 24/7 phone assistance, home support, one-on-one escort to doctor visits, and education and support for patients and their families
  • Care Coordination Everywhere Service - specially trained physicians to ensure safe transitions in and out of the hospital for patients
  • The Samitivej At Home service - provides nurses, physical therapists and other health aides to patients at home, along with seamless care coordination with the medical team at the hospital
  • Tailored vaccination plan for patients ages 65 years or older
  • Consultation for patients with multiple or complex medical problems (multimorbidity)
  • Consultation with specially trained pharmacists for patients with multiple or complex medication regimens (polypharmacy)
  • Consultation with dietitians for patients with nutrition and weight problems
  • Diagnosis, treatment and family support for patients with cognitive impairment
  • Diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and home safety evaluation for patients with a history of falling or mobility problems
  • Diagnosis, treatment and family support for other age-related diseases, including osteoporosis, incontinence, pressure ulcer, depression, and insomnia
  • Patient-centered pain management
  • Coordination during transitions of care, including preoperative/postoperative medical management tailored to patients ages 65 years and older
  • Counseling and planning for future health care for patients and family
  • Palliative care and family support

Treatable Conditions

Patients who suffer from the following conditions may benefit from our center:

  • Dementia
  • Alzheimer’s
  • Osteoporosis
  • Incontinence
  • Pressure ulcer
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Mobility problems
  • Weight problems
OUR AFFILIATION

Mount Sinai Hospital System, New York City