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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] [1]

For other cities/ all-India resources, see our pages: City-wise resources [2] and Resources across India [3]

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) [11].

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 [12], 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

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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: doctor_manaswi@yahoo.co.in, dr.m.gautam@gmail.com, ghrc.jaipur@gmail.com (email responses not reliable; use the phone numbers)
Dr. Manaswi Gautam was also handling the ARDSI Jaipur chapter which was discontinued some years ago, but may be revived.

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
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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

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, rakeshshukla_rakesh@rediffmail.com (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://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 the Easai Pharma list of memory clinics, there was a memory clinic being run with their collaboration at Deva Institute, Varanasi. Check with them for its updated status. 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 http://saforg.com/Pages/samvad

For some other cities in Maharashtra, we have resources as full pages, namely: Resources for dementia care: Pune [15] and Resources for dementia care: Mumbai [16].

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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
Facebook presence at https://www.facebook.com/groups/dementiabhubaneswar/

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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:

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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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: August 5, 2020