This page contains information specific for dementia care in Hyderabad, and other cities in Andhra Pradesh and Telengana, for the convenience of caregivers of patients of Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia.[read disclaimer]
- Facilities for patients of Alzheimer’s/ other dementias.
- Helplines and major information sources for elders.
- Dementia-related material in various Indian languages (including Telugu and Urdu).
- General tips for locating relevant resources in a city.
Quick Ref: To quickly locate the day cares and full-time cares in or near Hyderabad, look for the symbols
24 x 7 Care Home and Day Care.
Dementia helpline: 9618527072 (this is part of the Memory Clinic of ARDSI Hyderabad-Deccan Chapter Opens in new window and functions Mon-Sat, 10:00 am to 4:30 pm)
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ARDSI, Hyderabad-Deccan Chapter
(Includes a Day Care)
The centre is especially designed and equipped for persons with dementia. Other senior citizens can volunteer to support the day care. The centre also has material that caregivers may find useful. It has an associated memory clinic.
Contact Saadiya Hurzuk for this day care and also for the memory clinic associated with it, using the above contact details.
Other memory clinics by/ in association with ARDSI Hyderabad-Deccan Chapter)
Memory clinic at NIMS
Memory clinic at Asha Hospitals
For monthly caregiver support group meetings, contact:
Possibly useful list of providers on their site at: List of Home Care Service Providing Agencies in Hyderabad Opens in new window.
The chapter regularly organizes events and workshops. View their events page or contact them to get updated information.
Golden Oak, Senior Citizen Home, Shamshabad
Golden Oak, Senior Citizen Home is an assisted living facility for elders with dementia or other special needs. It is a fully air-conditioned 30-bedded facility for providing personalized care, with options of dormitory, single-bed, and twin-sharing. It is located in Malkaram Village, Shamshabad (RR District), 40 KM from Secunderabad. It is close to Asha Jyothi Rehabilitation Centre, and is a unit of ASHA hospital (Banjara Hills). The facility was inaugurated on Feb 19, 2017.
The admission process includes pre-admission assessment by a clinical psychologist and a detailed evaluation by Geriatric Psychiatrist at Asha Hospital.
24 x 7 Care Home
Centre In-charge: Mr. Gopal Goud, 95509 54444, 94409 84444, 93963 83222
Red-Cross – Nightingales Trust Dementia Day Care Centre, Hyderabad
Red-Cross – Nightingales Trust Dementia Day Care Centre: This day care is a joint initiative of Indian Red Cross Society Telegana State and Nightingales Medical Trust, Bangalore (nighingaleseldercare.com). It was inaugurated on March 31, 2017, and focuses on cognitive stimulation, physiotherapy, reminiscence therapy, and various such person-centric rehabilitation approaches and can serve up to 50 persons with dementia. Transportation may be available. Please contact them for updated and correct information.
Heritage Elder Care Services
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. You can see a video on their assisted living at: Kshetra- an Assisted Living Home for Senior Citizens in Hyderabad Opens in new window. The video includes interviews of residents and their relatives.
24 x 7 Care Home
Heritage Medical Centre
Email address: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Note that Heritage also provides home healthcare services that may be useful for home caregivers, such as providing trained attendants for home care. Contact them to know more and evaluate suitability.
Other possible resources (based on reports of dementia-related events)
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
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See a very useful list of Bedside Assistants Hiring Agencies in Hyderabad (updated till July 2016)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.
The resources listed above may be able to provide home care/ attendants trained for dementia, or they may point you to other resources.
Helpline run by Helpage India in coordination with Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation: 1253 (toll-free: 1800-180-1253)
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|Helpage India, Hyderabad Branch Office||
Contact Person: Mr. S. Dass, State Head – Andhra Pradesh
Ask them about any elder care services and also about any Geriatric Physiotherapy clinic in the city, as such clinics can be useful for rehabilitation of persons with mobility problems and also with dementia.
|Day Care Centers for elders||
A list of Day Care Centers in Hyderabad, said to be published by the Aasara project (a senior-citizen focused Government of Andhra Pradesh project) is available from “Ageing Samachar” at this link: ageingsamachar.weebly.com/day-care-centres.html Opens in new window. Also check out the other links on the website for more information that may be relevant to seniors.
|Other sources for information on attendants, old age homes, etc.||
Heritage Hospitals- Home Health Care Services Opens in new window provides a range of home health care services, including bedside attendants. Their toll-free number is 1800.102.2424
Red Cross, Kottayam (Kerala), also provides 24-hour attendants for many cities in South India, and may agree to sending attendants to Hyderabad. Contact: Indian Red Cross Society, Kottayam District Branch, Red Cross Tower, Nagambadom, Kottayam- 686001, Ph: 0481-2300238, 0481-2560238
Please check comments below for any more resources persons may have shared.
Click here for our full list of dementia/ care resources in various Indian languages (currently Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu): Dementia/ Alzheimer’s Resources in Indian Languages
- A list of local services can usually be obtained by surfing the Internet using keywords and the name of the city, and looking for various types of services. Most cities will have some home care services, old age homes, nursing agencies, etc. The larger hospitals of the city will usually have memory clinics to help the initial diagnosis of dementia. Search for "memory clinic" combined with your city name and other such phrases.
- Use various combinations and alternate city names for more suitable results.For example, you may look for Hyderabad, Hydrabad, Secunderabad, Secundarabad, Guntur, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam , or whatever else you consider useful. Search using locality names also.
- Updates/ fresh data on dementia support facilities/ services may also be available from the National Dementia Helpline ( 0484-277-5088). E-mail: email@example.com) or other helplines handled by the ARDSI National Office (09846198471,09846198786, 09846198473)
- The reception/ nurses at local hospitals often know about agencies that supply attendants/ nurses for home care.
- Many large path lab services also provide home pickup of blood samples.
- Many neighborhood path labs and small clinics are able to send nurses home for some minor procedures, like IV. Some even have contacts of doctors who may be willing to make home visits (you must satisfy yourself about the quality and reliability)
Also note, contact numbers and addresses keep changing. If you have an problems old number/ name of hospital/ doctor, etc., get the latest details using local telephone inquiry/ assistance services.
Please contact the resources listed above if you are looking for dementia/ care support If you are looking for resources in other Indian cities/ regions, or across India, check out these links:
- City-wise/ region-wise dementia resources: City-wise resources
- Resources/ organizations working in dementia/ elder care across multiple Indian cities: Resources across India
Other useful links:
- Quick access to essential caregiving tips: Caregiving Essential Toolkit
- Discussion on trained attendants for dementia home care : Using Trained Attendants for Dementia Home Care
Disclaimer: This page includes whatever information was available and seemed relevant. However, we make no claims that the contents of this page are either accurate or complete, or that the persons/ organizations listed are reliable in any way, or that they are suitable for you (no fitment for purpose is intended or implied). The data is provided merely for information and convenience, and not in any way intended to be an endorsement for any person/ organization/ service/ resource. Also, services offered keep changing, so please contact the organisations to get up-to-date information.
Please note that Dementia Care Notes does NOT provide any services or any medical consultation.
Page/ post last updated on: September 7, 2017