Dementia Clinic: Based in the current outpatient department in SCARF, focus will be on the diagnosis, appropriate intervention and regular follow-up.
Dr Sridhar Vaitheswaran, MBBS, MD (Psychiatry), MSc (Public Health & Health Services Research), MRCPsych is a consultant psychiatrist at SCARF who is trained in old-age psychiatry and dementia care. He will consult with clients on all Thursdays of the month at SCARF, Anna Nagar.
Services offered include –
- Person with dementia: Clinical assessment for dementia, comprehensive assessment of needs, biopsychosocial assessments, nursing recommendations, holistic treatment and management plan
- Family caregivers: Assessment of needs, post-diagnostic support and psychoeducation, one-on-one counselling and support, caregiver support group
To make an appointment to see Dr Sridhar and his team, click here.