Resources for dementia care: Mumbai (Maharashtra)

This page contains information specific for dementia care in Mumbai/ Greater Mumbai, for the convenience of caregivers of patients of Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia [read disclaimer]

Quick Ref: To locate day cares and full-time cares, look for the symbols
24 x 7 Care Home and Day Care to quickly identify these. Note that all day cares were closed during COVID lockdown. Residential cares may ahev closed, or they changed their procedures around admission and how they keep existing residents safe. Please contact individual entities directly about their current status and also the measures they follow/ plan to follow to ensure safety of persons using the facility.

Facilities for patients of Alzheimer’s/ other dementias

For dementia help, contact the various dementia organizations listed below.

Helplines for senior citizens

  • 24 x 7 Mumbai Police Elder Helpline : 1090 and 103
  • Thane City – Police Elder Helpline (24 hrs): 1090 / 022- 25443535
  • Helpage helpline: All-India tollfree number: 1800-180-1253. Mumbai numbers: 022-26370754 / 40 / 09821224513
  • Dignity helpline: Dignity helpline – (022) 6138 1111 run by Dignity Foundation, working days, working hours
  • Silver Innings (Mon-Fri 10am to 5pm): 9029000091/ 9987104233
Facility Address and other details
ARDSI Mumbai
(Mumbai Chapter of Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Society of India)

ARDSI Mumbai Chapter offers support group meetings, awareness programs, training programs for caregivers, home counselling, alternate therapies, etc., and acts as resource for dementia care. It also has a dementia day care, Smriti Vishvam. In May 2019, ARDSI Mumbai Chapter & Smriti Vishvam received the International Quality Certificate of Registration ISO 9001:2015 for their quality management systems (reassessment required every year) .

Day Care
The ARDSI Mumbai Chapter’s day care, Smriti Vishvam (Universe of Memory) works Monday to Fridays, 10 am to 4pm, and offers various activities, etc. Contact them for more details, registration, etc.

Note that all day cares were closed during COVID lockdown. Update Jul 12, 2020: ARDSI Mumbai Chapter informed us that while they are not currently operating their day care, they are continuing services virtually like training, counselling, carer support and also enrol new members. Please call them to know more.

ARDSI Mumbai Chapter/
2, Ganesh Niketan No.1, Ground floor
Prof V S Agashe Rd, Opp Lady of Salvation School, Near Dadar Portuguese Church, Mumbai 400028, Maharashtra
Hon. Secretary: Ms. Vidya Shenoy
Tel. 8286126890, 9757095327

A1 Snehanjali
(assisted living for elders)

A1 Snehanjali
These assisted living facilities accept persons with conditions like Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and elders who need assistance/ are bedridden, but do not provide medical services. They are very selective about admission. They focus on residents’ quality of life through a combination of activities and a person-centric approach, and mostly accept persons with dementia who are in early/ mid-stage dementia. They are part of the Silver Innings Social Enterprise.

Update July 12, 2020: Given the COVID situation, Silver Innings continues its residential services but with some changed processes and precautions like not allowing visitors. Admissions are paused for now, but may be resumed when the situation changes.Please contact them to know more.

Currently there are two facilities

24 x 7 Care Home
A1 Snehanjali – D’Silva Nagar
A1 Snehanjali Elder Care Home, Marciana Bungalow, D’Silva Nagar, Nala Village, Nalasopara west, Taluka Vasai, Dist. Palghar, Maharashtra 401203
Center Manager Tel: 9323919145

A1 Snehanjali – Rajodi
A1 Snehanjali Elder Care Home, House No 445, Chaar Rasta after Satpala, Rajodi Beach Road, Virar/ Nalasapora West, Dist Palghar, Maharashtra 401203
Center Manager Tel: 9860789145/ 9323919145

Email : , ,, Skype-id: a1snehanjali , Facebook:, Website: Opens in new window

Silver Innings Social Enterprise also has a Facebook group for Alzheimer’s: Silver Innings Alzheimer’s India Opens in new window. Their Youtube channel is at: Silver Innings Opens in new window. More on the Silver Innings group below.

A Silver Amore
(assisted living for elders)

A Silver Amore
This assisted living facility, opened in early 2016, provides long and short term care options for seniors who need assistance in daily tasks. They accept seniors with dementia, Parkinson’s, paralysis and other old age related problems. The admission procedure includes evaluation by their doctor.

Update July 12, 2020: Given the COVID situation, A Silver Amore continues its services and has resumed admissions with some changes in the process. There are also other changes, like restrictions for visiting. Please contact them to know more.

24 x 7Care Home
A Silver Amore
Survey No. 237, Hissa No 18, Next to Emerald ISLE resort, Shire Road, Bhate Bunder, Above Vailankani Church, Uttan Village, Bhayandar (West), Dist. Thane, Maharashtra 401106
Tel: 022-65651199, +918655 651199, +91-99672 70587.
Email :
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Please contact them/ visit them to know about their admission process, their caregiving approach, their support for basic nursing care, their consultants, their rehab and care plans, etc. As with any such facility, please evaluate for suitability and reliability.

Dignity Lifestyle, Neral

Dignity Lifestyle Retirement Township, Neral, includes an Assisted Care Block where they accept and support persons with dementia, Parkinson’s, etc.

Due to COVID, full time care homes may have closed or changed the way they admit new residents or have procedures that protect residents, like not allowing visitors, etc. Please contact the organization to know the current status and satisfy yourself about the suitability for residential care in COVID times.

24 x 7 Care Home
Dignity Lifestyle Township
Karjat Matheran main Road, Neral – Raigad District-410101, Maharashtra
Tel: +917588186025, +919403533025
Website :,

This is an assisted care facility, not a medical facility. Please be very clear about what the facility provides, especially in terms of medical support/ responsibility.

Aarambh (Facility from Aaji Care) and other dementia care support from Aaji Care

Aarambh: Aaji Care has short-stay/ respite care centres for rehabilitation with mixed profile of residents (some with and some without dementia). They provide services like physiotherapy, nursing, yoga, etc. These centres may also have a daycare available. Please contact them to know more about what they have at each centre. Note that all day cares were closed during COVID lockdown. Please contact individual entities directly about their current status and also the measures they follow/ plan to follow to ensure safety of persons using the facility.

Due to COVID, full time care homes may have closed or changed the way they admit new residents or have procedures that protect residents, like not allowing visitors, etc. Please contact the organization to know the current status and satisfy yourself about the suitability for residential care in COVID times.

24 x 7 Care Home and Day Care
Powai: Aarambh, Ground Floor, GODS Heaven Building, next to Crystal Palace Complex, Rambaug, Near Powai Police station, Powai, Mumbai
Contact Ms. Milan, Phone : 8899 920930, 9833530842, WhatsApp: +91 7738047600

(inaugurated June 2018)Khargar: Aarambh, Plot no 92, Sector 21, Om Navjeevan Hospital,opp Iskcon Temple, Golf club Road, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai.
Call :8899920930/ 7506353888

(inaugurated August 2018)Thane: Aarambh, Next to Puranik Rumah Bali and New Garvaa restaurant, Ghodbunder Road behind Bhaindar pada bus stop (towards Thane to Borivali, Gaimukh Gaon) Thane West, Thane, Maharashtra 400607

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Aaji care also supports home care by providing home health services and trained helpers, etc., including attendants for dementia home care. (Contact person: Priyanka – 7506734116, Prasad Bhide – 9833530842)

Shree Rajendrakumar Agarwal Hospital, Vasai

Anand Rehabilitation and Psychiatric Nursing Home/ Shree Rajendrakumar Agarwal Hospital is a 100-bed hospital that provides residential / nursing support for persons with various mental health challenges and persons with age-related diseases. They accept persons with Alzheimer’s/ Dementia and Parkinson’s. Various support and rehab services are available, and the hospital is equipped for in-house medical support for its residents Charges are modest.

Due to COVID, full time care homes may have closed or changed the way they admit new residents or have procedures that protect residents, like not allowing visitors, etc. Please contact the organization to know the current status and satisfy yourself about the suitability for residential care in COVID times.

24 x 7 Care Home

Shree Rajendrakumar Agarwal Hospital, Golani Naka, Waliv, Vasai East.
Contact: 09892134567, 09699134567, 09403734567

Jagruti Rehabilitation Center

Jagruti Rehabilitation Center, started by Dr. Amar Shinde, are residential facilities that accepts geriatric patients and dementia patients. Services include care like hygiene, feeding, exercises, as well as medical care, and may accept persons in late stage dementia also. Please check with them for exact services and details.

Update July 12, 2020: Given the COVID situation, Jagruti continues its services but has added some additional precautions regarding admission and to keep their residents safe. Please contact them to know more.

24 x 7 Care Home

Jagruti Rehabilitation Center, Plot no 37, Sector-5, Taloja Phase 1, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 410208. Contact: +91 98222 07761 Email:, website: Opens in new window

Other diagnostic facilities/ memory clinics

Some resources are already mentioned above, and some are listed below. Additionally, you can contact the OPD clinics of the psychiatry/ neurology/ geriatrics department of any reputed hospital for diagnosis and treatment. If possible, ask for dementia specialists. Some places also have special dementia clinics (memory clinics, geriatric psychiatry clinics, etc.) (alphabetical list)

De Sousa Foundation supports multiple mental health areas, including problems more common in old age. Areas of work include dementia. They conduct workshops and provide help and information. They also have workshops for caregivers. Address: Carmel, 18, St. Francis Road, Off S.V. Road, Near Sacred Heart Church Santacruz (West), Mumbai – 400-054. Phone: +91-22-2648 2869 / +91 9820696828 Email:
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D.Y Patil Hospital and Research Centre, Dept Of Psychiatry/ Neurology, can be reached at Sector-5, Nerul, Navi Mumbai – 400706
Tel: +91 22 2773 5901
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Holy Family (Dept of Neurology/ Psychiatry) can be contacted for diagnosis/ treatment, and also has a memory clinic. For appointments, contact 022- 30610379.
Holy Family Hospital, St. Andrew’s Road, Bandra (West),Mumbai 400050
Phone: 022-30610555
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They also have (since 2016) professionally facilitated Free Group counselling Session for family caregivers of dementia, every first Friday of the month, 4pm to 5pm. Contact- (+91) 9167613665

J.J Hospital-Grant Medical College, Psychiatry/ Neurology departments are another resource for diagnosis/ treatment. Contact Sir J., Byculla, Mumbai 400008
Phone: 022 23735555
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Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital & Medical Research Institute can be contacted for diagnosis/ treatment.
(Check their “Centre of Brain & Nervous System”)Contact: Rao Saheb Achutrao Patwardhan Marg, Four Bunglows, Andheri (W), Mumbai – 400053
Tel: 24 Hrs (+91 22)3099-9999
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Lokmanya Tilak Muncipal General Hospital (Psychiatry Dept/ memory clinic) provides diagnosis and treatment support. Contact Lokmanya Tilak Muncipal General Hospital,Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Road, Sion, Mumbai -400022
Tel: (+91 22) 24076381, 24063000, 24092020, 24082504
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Manav Neuro Psychiatric Hospitals Pvt Ltd
(Dr. Sundeep Jadhav) can be contacted at 1ST FLR Saraswati Bldg, Above HDFC Bank, Santoshi Mata Road, Kalyan(W) – 421301
Phone : (0251) 6526850 / 2211655, Mobile: 9821028397
Email :
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Nair Hospital (Psychiatry department) supports dementia diagnosis/ treatment and also has a weekly psychogeriatric clinic (currently Thursday). Contact the department of (Dr. Alka Subramanyam) for details.
BYL Nair Charitable Hospital and Topiwala National Medical College, Dr. A.L.Nair Road, Mumbai 400008
Tel: (022) 23027000
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Patkar Nursing Home Dr. Sachin Patkar supports dementia at Patkar Nursing Home, Block 1, Plot 189-A,Elaichi Villa, Near Sion Hospital, Sion (W) Mumbai-400022
Phone : (022) 24091368 / 24077736
Mobiles: +91-9833065549 / +91-9821082802
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Dr.Santosh Bangar – Neuropsychiatrist. A dementia specialist, runs the MIND (Mental Illness and Dementia) clinic for senior citizens. May do home visits as per request. Contact: Om Chambers, 203, 2nd Floor Kemp’s Corner, Mumbai 400 036, Phones 022-23697844, +917777009500. Email:, aWeb:

Dr.Ashutosh Shetty -Dementia Specialist Neurologist. Neuron Clinic, C-1, Ratandeep CHS, Next to Shopper’s Stop, S V Road, Andheri West. Contact 022 26255224, 022 64500777 From 10am to 7pm

Other organizations involved in counseling/ dementia awareness. Some of these provide home-based dementia assessments/ stimulation/ advice/ support.

Echoing Healthy Ageing (EHA): Provides support for dementia through multiple initiatives in Mumbai. EHA offers home based cognitive stimulation activities at home for People with Dementia. This is available in all parts of Mumbai. Group therapy sessions are conducted in a centre in lower Parel ,Mumbai. Also, customised training for family caregivers,formal caregivers on Caring for person with dementia is available in Mumbai.
Contact :
Echoing Healthy Ageing, Workbay,Church Avenue,Off S.V.Road,Santacruz W,Mumbai 54
E-mail: , Ph: (+91) 9167 61 3665, (+91) 9867 83 2665
Contact person: Amrita
(Facebook page:, website:

They have recently (news received Feb 2020) started group cognitive stimulation activities open to persons in early /moderate stages of dementia. Venue: A-9, Ben Nevis, Near Indian Oil petrol pump, Bhulabhai Desai road , Mumbai 26. For queries and registrations, contact Amrita: 9167613665 or Jeeva centre 9321100349.

Synapsium: This is a brain health clinic that offers neurological and psychological healthcare services such as comprehensive counselling, psychotherapy, cognitive evaluations and rehabilitation care. This includes geriatric memory & dementia evaluations and rehab.
Contact Synapsium Brain Health Clinic, Panchsheel Plaza, Hughes Road, Near Dharam Palace, Mumbai – 400 007. Phones: 022 23633103 | +91 9820963103 Email: Website:

Tanvi Mallya’s Eldercare Services(TMECS): TMECS provides several home-based services for person with dementia and family caregivers. Includes home assessments, customized care plans that are kept updated, cognitive stimulation therapy, training, counselling, physical therapy, caregiver counselling, and other relevant support for managing care. They support families all across Mumbai.
See the website at, or check their Facebook page at Contact: +919920249321 Email:

Suggestions received: One suggestion received is of two freelance gerontologists (from TISS?) who do home visits and may be able to help persons with dementia (no details known, pleasde contact them directly to evaluate/ find out): Yogini Parikh (from Worli) 9167541570 & Veena Wataney(Thane) 9820502968.

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.

Care24 (Mumbai-based) (may support dementia care also) Contact +91-22-3349 1491 (Mumbai). Website:

HealthSpring(Mumbai-based) provides various health packages for health care, including support at home for emergency responses (please reconfirm) Contact +91-22-3349 1491 (Mumbai). Website:

Senior Stars at Home was one entity for which a suggestion was received. Contact person: Dr. Sagar Pathare,
+91-9820049075. Email:, Website:

Others: Additional names suggested: Arooj (022 3349 1888 |902 907 9999, site:, a home health care service, claims on its site to supply attendants even for dementia, but please check/ evaluate – we could not get any feedback/ validation. . Evexious Healthcare (, +91 8860923233, : for home health care and concierge services, no data received.

Some multi-city organizations that may be offering support in Mumbai. Please note, service that is good in one city may not be good in another. Typical services to ask about: home nursing (attendants, nurses, wound care and nursing procedures), physiotherapy, doctor visits, home dental care, sample collections, equipment hire, pharmacy at home, etc. Some of them may claim to support dementia care. List below is alphabetically ordered
HealthCare atHOME (HCAH): (Noida-based)( by the Burman family (Dabur) and the founders of Healthcare At Home (HAH), UK) Contact 1800-102-4224 Website
India Home Health Care (IHHC): (Chennai based) (partner of BAYADA Home Health Care) Contact +91 76764 33333 (Whatsapp +91-7755912869). Website
Nightingales Home Health Services (NHHS): (Bangalore-based Medwell Ventures, Mahindra collaboration) Contact 1800 103 4530. Website
Portea : (Bangalore-based) Contact 1800 121 2323 Website

Unfortunately, it is very difficult to get trained attendants, and many families use general attendants and train them on dementia themselves or with the help of volunteers. Even attendants trained by agencies for dementia often need additional training. Read a detailed discussion on this topic at: Using Trained Attendants for Dementia Home Care. Also, please ensure that you evaluate any service/ facility before using it.

Additional Listings: Organizations possibly supporting dementia through diagnosis, day care, full-time care homes, other services

Some of the organizations listed may be providing 24 x 7 Care Home

and/ or

Day Care.

This section is for names received from readers/ volunteers/ newspaper reports/ other sources for organizations that may provide dementia support directly, or as a part of their overall work for seniors. Note that all day cares were closed during COVID lockdown. Please contact individual entities directly about their current status and also the measures they follow/ plan to follow to ensure safety of persons using the facility.

Due to COVID, full time care homes may have closed or changed the way they admit new residents or have procedures that protect residents, like not allowing visitors, etc. Please contact the organization to know the current status and satisfy yourself about the suitability for residential care in COVID times.
Golden Care Retirement Homes A message received says that this facility at Mulund also accepts and supports persons with dementia. Golden Care, 1st Floor, New Aishwarya CHS, Goshala Rd, Mulund (W), Mumbai 80, Tel: 9930378427, 9819163683, Email:, Web: No more details are available. Please contact them to find out/ evaluate. Contact 99303 78427, 98191 63683. Email:

Prof. Ram Kapse Senior Citizen Care Centre, Palghar, part of Dr. M. L. Dhawale Memorial Trust, provides residential care with individualized care and suitable rehabilitation support for seniors with neuropsychotic conditions like stroke, paralysis, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s/ dementia. This is part of Rural Homoeopathic Hospital, Palghar – Boisar Road, Opp. S.T. Workshop, Palghar 401 404, Maharashtra. Contact office at 7720016358, Dr. Nikunj Jani, Coordinator, 77200156995 and Ms Vidya Patil, social worker, 7720016377. The Trust’s site is at

Varista ( Data has been received that Varista, a Daytime Center for seniors run by professionals to provide a suitable environment for seniors, also accepts elders with dementia in their day care. Contact: Varista, Ground Floor, Omeez Apartments, Dattatrey Road, Across Indian Bank, Santacruz (W), Mumbai 400 054, Tel: +91 22 26606033 (Mon-Fri 9.00 am to 7.00 pm) Email:

An additional service in Mumbai is Mayacare, which has volunteers who help elders/ disabled persons by providing assistance/ company for outdoor services like shopping, visiting the bank, doctors, social functions, etc., doing transactions like applying for gas connections or preparing affidavits. Contact them using their Faceboook page Opens in new window or their email id: The Mumbai contact number is +91 – 9594073475

Additional Listings: Important organizations working for seniors

Prominent organizations working for seniors are (alphabetic order):

Dignity Foundation: This Mumbai-based organization works for senior citizens through initiatives in some large cities. The main office in B-206 Byculla Service Industries Premises, D K Cross Road (Sussex Road), Byculla East, Mumbai 400 027. Tel: 022- 6138 1100 Email: . Website : (Please note that the Dignity Dementia Day Care which was in Dadar, and later moved to Byculla, is no longer functioning.)

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). Local Mumbai office: 022-26370754 / 40 / 09821224513. Email: , More emails: Website:

The Silver Innings group, including the NGO (not for profit) Silver Inning Foundation and the for-profit Silver Innings Social Enterprise, is managed by Sailesh Mishra, an active worker for elder causes, including advocacy. Silver Innings has an active Facebook presence and web presence at various places, including: www.silverinnings.inOpens in new window, Opens in new window, Opens in new window<. Their referral number is 9029000091, open 24 hours, but preferably used between 7am to 8pm. Silver Innings arranges multiple events and provides various types of support and services. These include some dementia-related work also; see above or visit the sites mentioned.

Pain/ Palliative Care

One hospital that is actively working in palliative care is Bhaktivedanta Hospital, Mira Road. They have a palliative care unit; look for the services they offer. Contact information at: Bhakti Vedanta Hospital Opens in new window.

Palliative care is also available in cancer hospitals/ hospices: such as Tata Memorial Hospital Opens in new window and Shanti Avedna Sadan Opens in new window. These services are likely to be focused on palliative care for cancer.

When getting palliative care, please remain alert that the doctors advising you are familiar with applying palliative care for dementia.

Palliative resources in Maharashtra are listed by and by Pain & Palliative Care Society Opens in new window.

Additional Listing for reference: Facilities no longer working/ announced but not started

Saptasopan, a Govt. funded multidisciplinary facility for seniors with day care at Thane, which had special support for persons with dementia, was working for some time but has been discontinued now. (The address had been Old Matron Bungalow, Bungalow number 10, Besides DD office, Dharamveer Nagar Road, Near Regional Mental Hospital Thane (W), Mumbai, Tel 022-25820728, 9373004659, 9920074841)

The Dignity Dementia Day Care which was functioning from Byculla (earlier Dadar/ Grant Road) closed down in early 2017. Please contact the Dignity Helpline (number with other elder helplines) for any new dementia initiatives they may have

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Dementia-related material in various Indian languages (including Marathi and Gujarati)


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

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General tips for locating relevant resources:

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 City-wise/ Region-wise resources andResources across multiple Indian cities. Below are some tips for locating additional resources:

  • 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, geriatric clinics, or geriatric psychiatry clinics to help the initial diagnosis of dementia. Search for these 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 Mumbai, Greater Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Bombay , 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: 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.

Other 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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Disclaimer:Data on this page 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).

Page/ post last updated on: August 13, 2020