Geriatric Evaluation and Management (GEM)

GEM is an inpatient unit under the care of a geriatrician and multidisciplinary team, which includes nurses and a comprehensive team of allied health staff. It aims to manage the complex conditions associated with aging, cognitive dysfunction, chronic illness or disability. This includes subacute medical management, cognitive assessment, physical rehabilitation and discharge planning.

Current sites for GEM include Peter James Centre, Wantirna Health, Angliss Hospital, Maroondah Hospital and Box Hill Hospital.

The Inpatient Access Unit provides a single point of entry for referral to all Eastern Health sites. Referral to these services can be made by General Practitioner and Care Co-ordination teams.


Mahoneys Road, Burwood East, Vic


P (03) 9881 1807 F (03) 9881 1886


Referrals can be sent 24 hours per day 7 days per week.