This page contains information on upcoming dementia care facilities/ organizations in India, as gathered from newspaper reports and other announcements. The information is gathered for the convenience of caregivers of patients of Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia, like vascular dementia, Lewy Body, Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and other dementias. The organizations listed here are typically those that have been announced, registered, or inaugurated, but where we have no available/ confirmed information of activities/ services/ facilities being offered. Once more data is available and the organization is more active, the data will be moved to the relevant city pages (either added to an existing page, or created as a new page). [read disclaimer]
If you have any information on these places, or any other existing or upcoming service/ facility etc., please use the comments below to share the information.
Interested caregivers can use this as starting points to find out what is available in various states/ cities that are not covered on our city-wise resource pages. Information included below includes information on ARDSI chapters in Jaipur and Lucknow, which may be revived (they were discontinued some years ago).
- Dementia resources in Bihar (Patna).
- Dementia resources in Rajasthan (Jaipur).
- Dementia resources in Uttar Pradesh(Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi).
- Dementia resources in Chattisgarh(Raipur).
- Dementia resources in Madhya Pradesh(Bhopal).
- Dementia resources in Nagpur (for other Maharashtra resources, see Mumbai and Pune pages).
An Oct 2010 Youtube video on Helpage India’s work, Dementia in India (Youtube), described a dementia day care centre at Patna, which focuses on supporting low-income families.
As per data of June 2017, this day care is now functioning from the Helpage Patna office at:
House No. 134, Patliputra Colony, Patna – 800013, Ph: 0612-2273271
The following may be able to provide some support for dementia:
Dr. Manaswi Gautam, General Secretary Indian Association For Geriatric Mental Health
Gautam Hospital & Research Center
1, Jacob Road, Civil Lines
Phone +91-9829053055/ +91-1412222111/ +91-9782966482
Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com (email responses not reliable; use the phone numbers)
Update August 2015, March 2016: Dr. Manaswi Gautam was also handling the ARDSI Jaipur chapter which was discontinued some years ago, but may be revived. Please note that whether or not ARDSI Jaipur chapter functions, families can use Gautam Hospital & Research Center’s diagnosis and support facilities for dementia.
King George’s Medical University, Lucknow
King George’s Medical University has a department of Geriatric Mental Health and a department of Neurology that may be helpful. The address is
King George’s Medical University
(Erstwhile Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University)
Chowk, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, INDIA – 226003
Phone number of hospital (board):+91 522 2257450, 2257451, 2257452, 2257453
Contact the Geriatric Mental Health department for help related to dementia. The department head is Dr. S. C. Tiwari, Professor & Head
Phone: +91 522 2258688, 2258687(O), +91 9415011977 (M)
Update August 2015, March 2016: The hospital earlier also managed a ARDSI Lucknow chapter; this was discontinued, but may be revived. Contact person: Dr. Rakesh Shukla, 09415007015, firstname.lastname@example.org (email response not reliable). Please note that whether or not ARDSI Lucknow chapter functions, families can use the specialist clinics and other diagnosis and support facilities available at KGMU.
Mahendru clinic, Kanpur
According to the Easai Pharma list of memory clinics, there was a memory clinic being run with their collaboration at Mahendru Clinic, Kanpur. This clinic may or may not be running now, but you can check up with them. Contact details are:
Mahendru Psychiatric Center
117/40,Sarvodaya Nagar, Kanpur 208005
(Near Medical College Crossing Over bridge & behind Baba Bhoot Nath Ashram)
Phone numbers: 0512 – 2233838, 0512 – 3210157
Website: http://www.mahendrupsychiatry.org/ (No response was received to an email query sent to them, so phone contact may be better)
Memory clinic introduced at Kanpur Neurosciences Hospital
A newspaper report from Kanpur announced that Kanpur Neurosciences Hospital has started a memory clinic (report is here ). To quote:
Memory clinic: The authorities of Kanpur Neurosciences Hospital introduced city’s first memory clinic on World Alzheimer’s Day on Saturday (September 21, 2013). This clinic is having latest machines and treatments to identify and cure this disease so that patients get timely and relevant medical treatment.
No more details are known; please let us know if you have any additional information, such as contact details, etc.
Dementia awareness event at GVSM Kanpur (September 21, 2013)
A dementia awareness event was held in September 2013 at Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College (GSVM) Kanpur, with speakers from GVSM Kanpur and from KGM Lucknow. Some caregiver stories are also shared in the report. (The report may help you locate experts and organizations you can contact in Lucknow and Kanpur for dementia. Read the report here: Cases of Alzheimer’s will rise with life expectancy: Experts .
Deva Institute of Healthcare & Research, Varanasi
According to the Easai Pharma list of memory clinics, there was a memory clinic being run with their collaboration at Deva Institute, Varanasi. This clinic may or may not be running now, but you can check up with them. Contact details are:
Deva Institute of Healthcare & Research Pvt. Ltd.
B 27/70 MN, Durgakund, Varanasi-221005 (U.P.)
E-mail : email@example.com
Phone numbers: 0542 2313652, 09935162267
(No response was received to an email query sent to them, so phone contact may be better)
Mental health discussion at AIIMS, Raipur (October 10, 2013)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Rapiur, department of psychiatry and college of nursing organized a seminar on the occasion of World Mental Health Day 2013 on October 10. The report may help you locate experts and organizations you can contact in Rapiur. Read the report here: Doctors discuss mental health, dementia .
World Alzheimer’s Day September 2013 at GMC, Bhopal (September 21, 2013)
A health camp was organized by Gandhi Medical College (GMC) research and scientific society on Saturday to mark World Alzheimer’s Day. The report may help you locate experts and organizations in Bhopal. Read the report here: Caregiver’s role most challenging: Dr VK Sharma .
Vidarbha Psychiatry Association (VPA) Nagpur held a rally to mark World Alzheimer’s Day. The report may help you locate experts and organizations in Bhopal. Specifically, the report mentions Dr Jayant Deshmukh, Dr Pawan Adatiya, Dr Rahul Tadke, Dr Praveer Waradkar, Dr Abhishek Somani and Dr Prafull Shambekar. Read the report here: Alzheimer’s day rally tomorrow .
Another report from Nagpur is available here: Remember, you can help your brain ward off Alzheimer’s . This report, too, can be used to get names of experts and organizations that may help understand and diagnose dementia, and get treatment/ support. The report mentions Dr Poornima Karandikar, Dr Chandrashekhar Meshram, and Dr Deepali Pangaonkar (of Central Institute of Behavioural Sciences (CIBS))
If you have any information on these places, or any other upcoming service/ facility etc., please use the comments below to share the information.
Please contact the resources listed above if you are looking for dementia/ care support, or check our other resource pages if you are looking for resources in other Indian cities:
- City-wise/ region-wise dementia resources: City-wise resources
- Resources/ organizations working in dementia/ elder care across multiple Indian cities: Resources across India
If you are looking for caregiving tips, check our Caregiving Essential Toolkit. Persons looking for trained attendants for dementia home care may find this discussion useful<:/p>
- Quick access to essential caregiving tips: Caregiving Essential Toolkit
- Discussion on trained attendants for dementia home care: Using Trained Attendants for Dementia Home Care
This page contains 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: June 26, 2017