Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre



Past Event



Geriatric Outreach Activity

WhenTuesday, June 20, 2017    
WhereDr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre Pimpri, Pune 411018.
Description

A health check-up camp for senior citizens of Sant Baba MoniSahib Vridh Anand Ashram located in Akurdi, Pune was conducted by Dept. of Medicine, Dr.  D. Y.  Patil Medical College, Pimpri on 20th June 2017.

A geriatric health camp was organized for 60 senior citizens residing in Sant Baba MoniSahib Vridh Anand Ashram by Dr. Shubhangi Kanitkar(Professor, Head of Unit) Dr. Meenakshi Kalyan (Asso Prof.) and residents from Dept of Medicine, Dr.D. Y. Patil Medical College, Pimpri during which a complete geriatric history and examination, assessment of Mini-Mental health score, activities of daily living, blood sugar, blood pressure and BMI were conducted, then counselled for geriatric care and free medications were provided. Any patient requiring further investigations and management were referred to Dr. D.Y Patil Medical College.

 

Along clinical investigations, an interactive session with the senior citizens with a skit on geriatrics was also held by the residents. A healthy mid-meal of apples and bananas were also served for everyone by Dr. Meenakshi Kalyan.

 

It is also worth mentioning how hard working and dedicatedly the caretakers at the Ashram serve the elders which made this camp a learning experience for the residents and gave immense pleasure to the inmates of the Ashram.