Hidden health issues

The following list shows commonly neglected areas of health in this population:
 
• Hearing and vision impairment +/- unrecognised pathology
• Incomplete immunisation schedules
• Health screens - BP, skin, breast, Pap smear
• Obesity / malnutrition
• Over-use and inadequate review of tranquillisers & anti-convulsants
• Unrecognised constipation
• Unrecognised reflux oesophagitis / H.pylori infection / dysphagia
• Psychiatric assessment / management
• Epilepsy assessment / management
• Unrecognised pain or infections
• Poor dental care
• Unrecognised osteoporosis
• Undescended testes/ hypogonadism
• Vitamin D deficiency
• Information about menstrual management
• Information about human relations.