Cape Bre­ton’s Ge­ri­atric Medicine and Mem­ory Dis­abil­ity Clinic Ser­vices

Cape Breton Post - - CAPE BRETON -

Pa­tients can be re­ferred for com­pre­hen­sive ge­ri­atric as­sess­ments and eval­u­a­tion of:

• Cog­ni­tive im­pair­ment

• De­men­tia and as­so­ci­ated symp­toms

• Func­tional de­cline

• Mo­bil­ity and falls

• Polyphar­macy or med­i­ca­tion re­view

New doc­tors at the clinic:

• Dr. Ar­lene Kelly-Wig­gins, grad­u­ate of the Dal­housie Fac­ulty of Medicine (2015). Com­pleted fam­ily medicine res­i­dency at Dal­housie’s Syd­ney site in 2017. She will main­tain a full-time role in the clinic.

• Dr. Andrew Xiao, a grad­u­ate of the Univer­sity of Toronto, Fac­ulty of Medicine (2015). Com­pleted fam­ily medicine res­i­dency in the Dal­housie pro­gram in Hal­i­fax (2017) and will hold a part-time po­si­tion within the clinic.

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