CARE OF THE ELDERLY

Physiotherapy for the elderly provides specialist management for a range of conditions associated with ageing. We deliver this service to you in your own home. This can be in your care home, residential living, day hospital, or in a community setting.We cater for all of your needs and can help you regain your independence and improve your quality of life. 

HOW DO I ACCESS THIS SERVICE?

 

We accept referrals in a variety of ways:

  • Patient self referral

  • Family member referral

  • Health and Social Care representative

  • Care home recommendation

  • District Nurse

  • Physiotherapist/Occupational Therapist

  • GP

MOBILITY ASSESSMENT
STRENGTH ASSESSMENT
HOME ASSESSMENT
WHEELCHAIRASSESSMENT
OCCUPATIONAL ASSESSMENT
COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT

WHAT DOES AN INITIAL ASSESSMENT INVOLVE?

An initial assessment may take up to an hour. You may also have a person accompany you while we complete the assessment. Depending on your needs we will require access to your home environment to assess if you are currently optimised or if equipment may be recommended. 

Depending on your complaint you may be required to remove clothing to assess the area of complaint. Your physiotherapist will ask questions about your problem, past medical history and also your current medication. Depending on your complaint your physiotherapist may look at your strength, joint range of movement, posture, coordination, functional ability, mobility, and walking qaulity.

COMMON CONDITIONS WE REGULARLY SEE IN THE ELDERLY..

  • Parkinson's Disease

  • Parkinsonism's

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

  • Dementia (all variations)

  • Alzheimers Disease

  • Cognitive Impairments

  • Stroke

  • Frailty

  • Heart Failure

  • Heart Conditions

  • Osteoporosis

TREATMENT

  • STRENGTHENING AND CONDITIONING

  • BALANCE REHABILITATION 

  • FALLS PREVENTION

  • COORDINATION REHABILITATION

  • PAIN MANAGEMENT 

  • ELECTROTHERAPY

  • PROVISION OF MOBILITY AIDS

  • ADVICE AND EDUCATION

  • GAIT RE-EDUCATION

  • FAMILY MEMBER EDUCATION

  • OCCUPATIONAL REHABILITATION

TESTIMONIALS

“I was really struggling at home and was thinking i would have to go into a home. It was so expensive to pay for my care so i called 4front Physiotherapy. They came to my home as i cannot travel and completed a very thorough home, mobility, and needs assessment. They were able to arrange the help i needed on a day to day basis, and they put in equipment to help me manage independently. I am currently having physiotherapy weekly to help my mobility and stamina so i can remain independent for as long as i can. They have been amazing help and true friends. They have helped me and i am still saving money as the care i recieve is cheaper than that of a care home. Thank you 4front Physiotherapy.”

 

—  M.K (Client)

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