Western Hospital offers geriatric care services in Sri Lanka. As you know older people need a different approach. Their issues are different. More time and attention are needed to recognise their issues and also to understand their wishes and dreams in life. Their medical issues also take longer to get better.

Elderly care at WH caters for these needs and is a trusted choice for patients who are immobile, terminally ill or just of advanced age. We have a gamut of geriatricians, specialized nurses, physiotherapists, dieticians, occupational therapists and care givers to give your elderly loved one the care they deserve.

Western hospital offers a variety of day care, inward services, health packages and mobile services for elders who are:

  • Suffering with many medical issues
  • Has many diseases seen by many specialists without coordination
  • Takes a high dose of prescribed medications
  • Has had many falls or stumbles
  • Balance is poor
  • Struggle to walk
  • Struggles to maintain independence and get on with day by day activities of his life for any reason
  • Requires rehabilitation needs
  • Memory is fading or feel confused at times
  • Feels low in your mood or feel anxious or panic easily
  • Who’s hearing or vision is fading
  • Struggles to eat for any reason including having poor teeth
  • Struggles to control his bowel or bladder functions
  • Are constipated or suffer with unexplained abdominal pain, vomiting, loss of appetite or repeated urine infections
  • Has troubling or distressing symptoms interfering with his life and sleep
  • Feels frail, very weak and feeble
  • Are nursing home resident needing medical attention