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Supportive care

About the Department

The Geriatric and Supportive Care department at Symbiosis University Hospital & Research Centre offers a unique situation where the elderly can be looked after in a homely. environment, plus eanjoy medical back up and follow ups as per their needs at the university hospital. Managing elderly patients is as different as managing paediatric patients. Understanding their needs when they are finding it difficult to communicate, and working to achieve the best possible quality for their lives, respecting their choices, and wishes is key to better geriatric management. With experts in Geriatric and palliative care, we look forward to having ongoing dialogues with patient and / or families. Through these interactions and communication, we always strive to give the much needed dignity to patients.

Highlights

The goal of our Geriatric & Supportive Care services is to Improve the quality of life of the elderly patients. This is done through: -
  • Expert medical advice & management
  • Focus on psychological and social aspects of their care
  • Supporting families by communicating with them about the changes in patient's condition time to time
  • Physiotherapy, yoga, and other therapies are available as and when needed
  • Compassionate and caring staff
The admission to our Geriatric and Supportive Care centre is under the following criteria:
  • Any patient above the age of 60 with assistance
  • Post-operative rehabilitation services
  • Respite care
  • Long term care

Our Doctors

Dr. Priyadarshani Kulkarni
Palliative and Geriatric Care Specialist
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