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

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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.

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

Dementia resources in Bihar (Patna, Darbhanga).

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 functions from the Helpage Patna office at: House No. 134, Patliputra Colony, Patna – 800013, Ph: 0612-2273271. Please contact them to now current status of this or any other dementia initiative.

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:

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Dementia resources in Rajasthan (Jaipur).

ARDSI has a Jaipur chapter handled by Dr Manaswi Gautam, who can be contacted as: Dr. Manaswi Gautam, Gautam Hospital & Research Center
1, Jacob Road, Civil Lines, Jaipur -302006, Phone +91-9829053055/ +91-1412222111/ ++91 9549675000, Email:,, (email responses not reliable; use the phone numbers).

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:+91 522 225 8880 Site : Opens in new window.

Contact their Geriatric Mental Health department or Department of Neurology for help related to dementia.

There is also the ARDSI Lucknow chapter; Contact person: Dr. Rakesh Shukla, 09415007015, (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: (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 :, Phone numbers: 0542 2313652/2310670, 09935162267, Site:
(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 this announcement Opens in new window.

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 ( ), a not-for-profit organization working for improving lives of senior citizens.

Contact: ARDSI Bhubaneshwar chapter, C/o. Silver Age Foundation for Elders, 245 Lewis Road, (Behind Shree Hospitals), Bhubaneswar 751014. Orissa, M: 9090666222 / 9090222666 Email:, Facebook presence at .

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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.

Some all-India helplines.

  • 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, managed by Nightingales Medical Trust in Karnataka.
  • 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.

Also, most Police departments have a senior citizen helpline, usually at 1090. Their 100 number can be used in emergencies.

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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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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