Dementia is a degenerative disorder of the brain, common in old age (60 + years), characterized by global impairment of mental functioning - memory loss, personality change, emotional and behavioral problems and difficulties in orientation.
At Vazhikatti, Dr. A.Vasanthi and Dr.K.Selvaraj are interested in dementia care.
Depends on the stage of the illness
Common types of Dementia:
Vazhikatti is associated with ARDSI (India) for the past 10 years.
Preferred time of visit with prior appointment: 10.00 am (can go back by 1:30 pm, if assessment could be completed by then).
Neuropsychological testing may be needed to be done on the same day, if possible.
Neuroimaging like CT / MRI / PET also may be needed later. Patient may need blood tests
For appointment: Call (0422) 4397671 / 672, 9842253053.
For enquiry, call : 89408 00500, 89409 00500