Geriatric Care is a specialty healthcare that centers its service provision to the aging population, particularly to frail older persons. It aims to promote Quality Of Life by preventing and / or treating diseases to achieve optimal level of function. Geriatric patient most often needs an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary team approach to manage a complex medical and psycho-social problem.
Bicol Sanitarium, provides a comprehensive and holistic care approach to all geriatric patients.Three care setting will be adapted: 1.) Acute Hospital Care, comprising of emergency room consultation and in-patient ward management of acute medical conditions. 2.) Ambulatory care/Out Patient Care, providing medical provisions to community dwelling elders. 3.) Long term Care/ Custodial Care/Palliative Care, where the needs of the aging leprosy patients will be addressed and transitioning and opening the services to the general population. The services are compliant to the statutory and regulatory requirement as required of ISO version 9001:2015.