Resources for dementia care: Hyderabad, others (Andhra Pradesh, Telangana)

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This page contains information specific for dementia care in Hyderabad, and other cities in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, for the convenience of caregivers of patients of Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia.[read disclaimer.]

While this page includes several possible dementia care resources and some contact information on these, please note that:
1) You will need to evaluate them for suitability and reliability.
2) Entities keep changing their activities, so please contact them for updated information.
3) The websites and social media profiles of the entities may not have updated contact information. If the information does not work, look for a social media platform they posted recently on and post your query there.
4) Many organizations do not respond promptly to emails or queries on social media accounts. If so, call their phone numbers or try WhatsApp. Many organizations now use mobile numbers for their main contact even if their sites/ social media profiles show landlines.
5) Different web sources may have different data for the same entity, and you may need to search to find out what is correct now.

Facilities for patients of Alzheimer’s/ other dementias.


  • National Helpline for Senior Citizens: Toll-free helpline number 14567 Project of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and the National Institute of Social Defence.
  • Helpage helpline: All-India toll-free number: 1800 180 1253 .Contact them for help and also to reach any local numbers.
  • Tele counselling helpline for mental health, Tele-MANAS: Toll-free, 24/7 helpline number 14416 or 1-800-91-4416, also usable for dementia, by the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, available in many languages.
  • Dementia India Alliance’s National Dementia Support Line at 8585 990 990, 8:00am to 6:00pm, Monday through Saturday.
  • A national helpline for palliative care is available from Pallium India at 91 964 588 4889 / +91 860 688 4889.
  • Helplines for depression/ emotional support can be seen at this link.
  • Hyderabad-based Dementia helpline: +91-91211 06681 (this is part of the Memory Clinic of ARDSI Hyderabad-Deccan Chapter and functions Mon-Sat, 10:00 am to 4:30 pm).

ARDSI, Hyderabad-Deccan Chapter
(Hyderabad-Deccan Chapter of Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Society of India).

ARDSI Hyderabad Deccan Chapter has multiple initiatives that include day care, memory clinic, support groups, etc.

Workdays: Monday to Saturday, 9:30 am to 5:30pm, Email:, Site: Opens in new window. Ph: 91 91211 06681 ( also WhatsApp), E-group at: .

CONTACT: Alambana – Centre for Dementia Care, and ARDSI Hyderabad office: Address: H No: 6-3-655/2/4, Access Psychology Building, Ground Floor, Sangeet Nagar, Near Errum Manzil Metro Station, Civil Supplies Bhavan lane, Somajiguda, Hyderabad – 82 , Map Link: Opens in new window.
The centre is especially designed and equipped for persons with dementia. Cognitive stimulation therapy (CST) is provided through a range of enjoyable activities. Other senior citizens can volunteer to support the day care. The centre also has material that caregivers may find useful. Contact the Centre-in-charge using the above contact details.

Whatsapp support groups: The chapter supports families through Whatsapp support groups. These are: Dementia Caregiver support group and the FTD Support group. For both, contact 91211 06681(WhatsApp).

For monthly caregiver support group meetings, contact ALAMBANA (see above). The support meetings are conducted in hybrid mode (in-person and an online platform Zoom call/ Google meet). Contact or call +91 91211 06681(WhatsApp).

For persons with dementia (early and mid stages) who cannot commute to the day care, they offer Virtual Online Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (vCST) via Zoom platform; contact them for free sample sessions and more details on this. To know more: Ph: +91 91211 06681(WhatsApp).

Memory clinic at Asha Hospitals. Address: Asha Kiran Hospitals (P) LTD, 8-2-316/12/A, Road number 14, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad- 34 For appointment call: +91 – 9666655558/ Dr Najamus Saquib (Psychiatrist).

The chapter may also have a list of providers; please contact them for this. Ph: +91 91211 06681(WhatsApp).

Golden Oak, Senior Citizen Home, Shamshabad.

Golden Oak, Senior Citizen Home is an assisted living facility and respite care for elders with dementia or other special needs. It provides personalized care, with options of dormitory, single-bed, and twin-sharing. It is a unit of ASHA hospital (Banjara Hills). Contact them for details, and for their admission process like any pre-admission assessment etc. See project details here Opens in new window.

24 x 7 Care Home
Golden Oak, Survey No: 7/A, Malkaram Village, Nanajipur-Post, Shamshabad Mandal, Rangareddy District, Telangana -501 218, Phone:+91 99129 54444, +91 63055 29964 Email: Person in-charge, Dr Najamus Saquib (Psychiatrist): 9867162010.

Heritage Elder Care Services and Kshetra Assisted Living .

Full-time stay and respite stay is available for persons with dementia at Kshetra, an assisted living from Heritage Elder Care Services. This facility accepts elders with and without dementia. They also have day care and may provide at-home care services.

24 x 7 Care Home
Address: Plot No. 8, 9,14,15, Rd Number 12, Sai Aishwarya Layout Khajaguda, Telangana — 500 089, Email address:,
Phone: +91 96666 41238
Website: Opens in new window.

Sparsh Hospice, Hyderabad.

A useful resource for palliative care/ hospice is Sparsh Hospice, which also caters to persons with dementia. You can contact them at Sparsh Hospice, Sy No. 7/1/2, Next to Oakridge International School, Khajaguda, Hyderabad – PIN: 500 008, Phones: +91 40 2338 4039 / 40, +91 79950 27879, Email:, Site Opens in new window.

Age Care Foundation (ACF) Vizag (Visakhapatnam).

Age Care Foundation (ACF) supports dementia in association with Dementia India Alliance (DIA), as part of its overall work in Geriatric and Palliative care. Contact them for their current work and upcoming projects. Contact Dr. N.S. Raju, C/o. Sneha Sandhya Age Care Foundation, 9-41-31/1, Pithapuram Colony, Visakhapatnam-3 , Andhra Pradesh.   Phone: 89858 55123, Helpline: 89859 54000, Email:,  Site Opens in new window.

Additional Listings: Other possible resources for dementia diagnosis/ treatment/ information.

These are based on data from volunteers as well as newspaper reports of dementia-related events.
Diagnosis/ treatment advice is available from the OPD department of hospitals (departments: neurology/ psychiatry/ geriatrics) Some hospitals also have Memory Clinics.

  • NIMS Hospital: Dr Mridula Rukmini (Neurologist).
  • KIMS Hospital: Dr Mohan Das (Sr Consultant Neurologist), Dr Subhash Kaul (Sr Consultant Neurologist, Stroke, Vascular Dementia) and Dr Praveen Kumar (Consultant Neurologist). The hospital also has a Memory Clinic.
  • Yashoda Hospital Somajiguda branch: Dr Jaideep Ray Chaudhary, Sr Consultant Neurologist. The hospital also has a Memory Clinic.
  • Asha Hospital, Banjara Hils: Dr Chandrasekhar, Dr G Prasad Rao at Asha Hospital. The hospital also has a very active Memory Clinic, more detailed above, in entry under ARDSI.
  • City Neuro Hospital: Dr Ratna Kishore, Sr Consultant Neurologist.

A senior-citizen focused project called Aasara of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation has multiple initiatives and resources for seniors and also guidelines for day care centres etc. Lists of some available services like old age homes may also be available. Visit: GHMC site Opens in new window or Aasara website Opens in new window.

Please contact individual entities directly about their current status and protocols.

The following have hosted dementia-related events/ had experts who talked in events and may be useful resources for dementia: Chetana Hospital (Hyderabad), Visakha Psychiatric Society (Visakhapatnam), King George Hospital (KGH) (Visakhapatnam), VIMHANS hospital, Vijayawada.

Additional Listings: Organizations providing services for geriatric and dementia care.

Names received for organizations offering services specifically aimed at seniors health etc, including dementia:
Kites Senior Care (Hyderabad) offers geriatric care services for seniors including rehabilitation, day care, etc. Dementia may be supported. See the Hyderabad pageOpens in new window . Contact them at +91 99800 67000, email
Premier Senior (at Attapur, Hyderabad) works in the area of geriatric care and offers services like Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment Check up, Physiotherapy Sessions, Psychotherapy, various health services and diagnostics, rehabilitation, Dementia Daycare, etc. See their website at Premier Senior Opens in new window . Contact them at +91 77027 31100, email

Additional Listings: Organizations providing services to support home care.

Names received from readers/ volunteers/ newspaper reports/ other sources for organizations that provide home care services for seniors. Some of them may support dementia care. Please satisfy yourself about the suitability and reliability while using any such agency for home health helpers.
Life Circle Health Services provides professional caregivers and nurses for home care for chronically ill and bed ridden seniors. They may be able to provide attendants trained for dementia care. See their services listed on their website at Life Circle: ServicesOpens in new window . Contact them at 040 7132 6832.
Apollo HomeCare: For range of home healthcare, rehab services, investigations and medical procedures, equipment, etc. Contact 1860 102 8586: .Website Opens in new window, Facebook page here Opens in new window.This is a multi-city service provider, and also listed here: Multi-city service providers for senior care and dementia.
Heritage Hospitals- At-Home Health Care Services, Opens in new window provides a range of home health care services, including bedside attendants. Call them at +91 96666 41238.
Some other possible resource names obtained from various persons:
Anvayaa Kin Care has been mentioned as an organization that supports seniors through home care, concierge services, etc. In Sep 2022, Anvayaa launched a service to provide a personalized dementia care plan and support for cognitive stimulation for early stage persons (see more here Opens in new window) but it is unclear if this is available yet. It is also reported that Anvayaa provides multi-city support. Information on their site is not very clear. Site: Email:,, Phone: +91 72888,18181 / +91 939 26 82922 .
Harekrishna homecare has been mentioned by some as a place that supports home care by sending attendants. It is unclear how good their support is for dementia. Contact information as per their site is Opens in new windowis Phone +96401 58899.

See a very useful list of Bedside Assistants Hiring Agencies in Hyderabad Opens in new window, from Dr. Vyasamoorthy, who is actively working in elder care. According to his data, some of these agencies have mentioned that they have trained their attendants for dementia.

Some multi-city organizations may offer support in your city/ locality for home health support, support, rehab and recovery for various health challenges, medical equipment at home, etc. As the services and cities handled by such providers keep changing frequently, these are listed on a separate page, and include Apollo Homecare, Care24, Eldercare, FamPhy, Healthcare atHOME (HCAH), India Home Health Care (IHHC), Lifecircle Senior Care, Mayacare, Nightingales Home Health Care, and Portea. Some offer services in only metros and selected state capitals and nearby areas, but others like Apollo, HCAH, Mayacare and Portea also work in some smaller cities. Please check our multi-city page here: Multi-city service providers for senior care and dementia.

Additional Listings: Important organizations working for seniors.

Helpage helpline: This all-India organization with local branches supports senior citizens in multiple ways. They may also offer geriatric physiotherapy.Contact them at 1800 180 1253 (All-India tollfree number). Email: Website:

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Pain/ Palliative Care resources

Some palliative support is available from dementia care homes and home health service providers, including some listed above. Additionally, some reputed major hospitals are active in palliative care and have separate units for it. One very useful resource for palliative care in Hyderabad is Sparsh Hospice, listed above. For Vizag, one possible resource is Age Care Foundation listed above.

Most palliative care support is available in the context of cancer and HIV/ AIDS, so when getting palliative care, please remain alert that the doctors advising you are familiar with applying palliative care for dementia. Palliative resources are also listed at Pallium Andhra Pradesh Opens in new window and Pallium Telangana Opens in new window. You can also contact the Pallium Helpline at 91 964 588 4889 / +91 860 688 4889 for information and telephonic consultation.

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Getting support using online/ all-India resources.

It is now possible to access help through several nationally available helplines; you can see senior citizen support, depression, dementia, and palliative care. Dementia support organizations and support groups may be able to help you even if they are not in your city. Even diagnosis and medical advice (non emergency) is available online, so it is possible to benefit from experts across the country, while sitting at home. See some general suggestions at this link.

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Dementia-related material in various Indian languages (including Telugu and Urdu).

See: Dementia/ Alzheimer’s Resources in Telugu, and Dementia/ Alzheimer’s Resources in Urdu.

The full list of dementia/ care resources in various Indian languages (currently Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu) is at Dementia/ Alzheimer’s Resources in Indian Languages.

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General tips for locating relevant resources.

Please contact the resources above for dementia/ care support. For resources in other Indian cities/ regions, or across India, check City-wise/ Region-wise resources and Resources across multiple Indian cities. Some tips for locating additional resources:

  • Surf the Internet for local services using the name of the city and types of services. For example, look for home care, home health, old age homes, nursing agencies, etc.
  • Ask the reception/ nurses at local hospitals. They often know about home health care agencies. The various dementia organizations and elder care organizations listed may also give names of more resources.
  • To evaluate online data on a possible service provider, check how recent their events, pictures, social media posts are to understand whether the entity seems operational and reliable.
  • For minor procedures, like IV, neighborhood path labs and small clinics may be able to send nurses home. They may even know doctors who make home visits.
  • For diagnosis, look at reliable larger hospitals of the city. Check their neurology, psychiatry, and geriatrics departments or special clinics like memory clinics, geriatric clinics, or geriatric psychiatry clinics.
  • Also, try using the state name, locality name, other names of your city or nearby cities.
  • Of course, in all cases, you must satisfy yourself about the quality and reliability.

For information and suggestions for handling care situations, some useful links are: Quick access to a Caregiving Essential Toolkit and Using Trained Attendants for Dementia Home Care. Please note that Dementia Care Notes does NOT provide any services or any medical consultation.

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Note: This page includes all the information available with us for this city/ region. Please note that the data is provided for information and convenience, and is not an endorsement for any person/ organization/ service/ resource. We make no claims that the contents of this page are either accurate or complete, or that the persons/ organizations listed are reliable or that they are suitable for you. No fitment for purpose is intended or implied.

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