Frequently Asked Questions:
For Patients


Q: What is a comprehensive geriatric assessment?

Q: What should I bring? How can I prepare?

Q: I feel fine. Why should I see a geriatrician?

Q: I'd like to arrange a CGA for a family member or relative. How can I do that?

Q: Do I have to live in an aged care facility to get a CGA? Do you do Home Visits?

Q: Where are you located? How do I find the nearest ElderHealth Australia Doctor?

Q: What will a CGA cost me?

Frequently Asked Questions:
For Doctors


Q: What happens during a comprehensive geriatric assessment?

Q: Who is eligible for a CGA under Medicare?

Q: Any recommendations for when to refer a patient for a CGA?

Q: Where are you located? How do I find the nearest ElderHealth Australia Doctor to refer my patients to?

Q: What will a CGA cost my patients?

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