Bundang Hospital Gerontology Center, Seoul, South Korea
Bundang Gerontology Center comprehensively examines the health status of elderly patients and provides an individual approach in accordance with the characteristics of each of them.
- Korea's First Gerontology Center
- For the first time in the country, a comprehensive assessment of the condition of elderly patients is carried out
- Early identification of risk factors through a preoperative comprehensive assessment of the condition of elderly patients
For the effective treatment of elderly patients, a qualified medical staff with specialized knowledge and understanding of the aging process with manifesting physical and mental changes in old age is needed. In addition, due to the peculiarities of treatment for age-related patients, an integrated, adapted system for treating elderly people with their common health problems is necessary.
A team of specialists has been assembled at the Gerontology Center, implementing an individual approach to the treatment of elderly patients, taking into account the characteristics and circumstances of each patient, thereby increasing the efficiency of medical care.
Center, working closely with nearby geriatric hospitals and nursing homes, oversees its elderly patients and, after they are discharged from the hospital, makes every effort to improve the quality of life of older people.