Resources for dementia care: Others (Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Darbhanga, Jaipur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Nagpur, Patna, Raipur, Varanasi)

This page contains information on various dementia care facilities/ organizations in India in cities that are not listed on our city/ region pages. Data has been obtained from various sources like caregivers, volunteers, newspaper reports, and 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. [read disclaimer]

For other cities/ all-India resources, see our pages: City-wise resources and Resources across India

Update May 2018: The dementia resources for Ahmedabad and Valsad (Gujarat) earlier listed on this page are now listed on a separate page created in May 2018: Dementia Resources in Ahmedabad, Valsad (Gujarat).

Dementia resources in Bihar (Patna, Darbhanga)

Day Care
An Oct 2010 Youtube video on Helpage India’s work, Dementia in India (Youtube) Opens in new window, 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 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.

ARDSI opened a ARDSI Darbhanga Chapter in Sep/ Oct 2019. Contact them for details of what they do and what their plans are:
ARDSI Darbhanga Chapter
Prof. Bhaweshwar Singh, Director, Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Lalit Narayan Mithila University,
Kameshwarnagar, Darbhanga 846008, Bihar,India
]M:+91 9939882078, Email: bhaweshwar.singh@gmail.com

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Dementia resources in Rajasthan (Jaipur)

The following may be able to provide some support for dementia:

Dr. Manaswi Gautam
Gautam Hospital & Research Center
1, Jacob Road, Civil Lines, Jaipur -302006, Phone +91-9829053055/ +91-1412222111/ +91-9782966482, Email: dr.m.gautam@gmail.com, doctor_manaswi@yahoo.co.in, ghrc.jaipur@gmail.com (email responses not reliable; use the phone numbers).
Dr. Manaswi Gautam is also handling the ARDSI Jaipur chapter

Based on newspaper reports of dementia related events, one possible source of dementia advice is ESIC Model Hospital , (Department of Psychiatry).

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Dementia resources in Uttar Pradesh(Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi)

King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, 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, Site : www.kgmu.org/index.php Opens in new window

Contact their 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)
Email: Sarvada1953@gmail.com Or contact Department of Neurology.

This is also the ARDSI Lucknow chapter; Contact person: Dr. Rakesh Shukla, 09415007015, rakeshshukla_rakesh@rediffmail.com (email response not reliable).

Mahendru clinic, Kanpur

According to an old Easai Pharma list of memory clinics, a memory clinic was being run with their collaboration at Mahendru Clinic, Kanpur. 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://mahendrupsychiatry.org/ (No response was received to an email query sent to them, so phone contact may be better)

Based on newspaper reports, some other possible resources for dementia-related advice are Kanpur Neurosciences Hospital and Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College (GSVM)

Deva Institute of Healthcare & Research, Varanasi

According to an old Easai Pharma list of memory clinics, there was a memory clinic being run with their collaboration at Deva Institute, Varanasi. Contact details are:
Deva Institute of Healthcare & Research Pvt. Ltd., B 27/70 MN, Durgakund, Varanasi-221005 (U.P.), E-mail : info.dihr@gmail.com, Phone numbers: 0542 2313652/2310670, 09935162267, Site: www.devainstitute.com/
(No response was received to an email query sent to them, so phone contact may be better)

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Dementia resources in Chattisgarh(Raipur)

Based on newspaper reports of dementia related events, one possible source of dementia advice is All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Raipur, (Department of Psychiatry).

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Dementia resources in Madhya Pradesh(Bhopal)

Based on newspaper reports of dementia related events, one possible source of dementia advice is Gandhi Medical College (GMC)).

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Dementia resources in Nagpur (for other Maharashtra resources including Palghar, see Mumbai and Pune pages)

Based on newspaper reports of dementia related events, some possible resources for dementia-related support are: Vidarbha Psychiatry Association (VPA) Nagpur and Central Institute of Behavioural Sciences (CIBS). Also, a support group may be available (“Smruti Samvaad“) as an initiative from Samarpan Awareness Foundation; see https://samarpanfoundationblog.wordpress.com/

For some other cities in Maharashtra, we have resources as full pages, namely: Resources for dementia care: Pune and Resources for dementia care: Mumbai.

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Dementia resources in Odisha (Bhubaneswar)

ARDSI Bhubaneswar Chapter was inaugurated in Puri on September 9, 2019. This chapter will be led by Silver Age Foundation ( http://www.silveragefoundation.org/ ), a not-for-profit organization working for improving lives of senior citizens, and partnered by Paradeep Phosphates Ltd.

Contact: ARDSI Bhubaneshwar chapter, C/o. Silver Age Foundation for Elders, 245 Lewis Road, (Behind Shree Hospitals), Bhubaneswar 751014. Orissa, M: 9090 222666 , 0124 2579602 Email: ajmahapatra@gmail.com, Facebook presence at https://www.facebook.com/groups/dementiabhubaneswar/

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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:

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

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