Delhi-NCR Launches First Multimodal Active Memory & Dementia Centre in Gurgaon
Delhi-NCR has recently unveiled its first state-of-the-art active memory and dementia centre, located in Gurgaon. The centre aims to address the challenges faced by individuals suffering from dementia and their families. With an expert team of doctors, psychologists, and social workers, the centre provides comprehensive cognitive assessment and post-diagnostic care and support. This initiative comes as a significant step forward in improving the lives of dementia patients and their caregivers in the region.
Addressing the Need for Memory Clinics:
In a country where the availability of memory clinics, psychiatrists, geriatricians, and neurologists is limited, the launch of this centre is a crucial development. It offers timely diagnosis and expert advice for post-diagnosis clinical management. Under the “Bhul na Jana Campaign,” the centre aims to raise awareness about dementia and provide accessible facilities to patients in need. Additionally, a free national dementia helpline has been established to support individuals and their families.
Vata Vriksh Memory Centre: A Lifeline for Dementia Patients:
Named “Vata Vriksh,” the centre will be led by Dr. Ramesh Goyal and Dr. Deepti Goyal. After extensive training in senior care in the United States, they established theVata Vriksh Centre in Gurgaon. The name of the centre is inspired by the Banyan Tree (Vata Vriksh), known for its life-sustaining qualities. It reflects the centre’s commitment to providing comprehensive dementia management, including cognitive rehabilitation and caregiver support. The team is also planning to open more memory centres in the future to address the rising cases of dementia.
Renowned neurologist, Dr. Praveen Gupta, emphasizes the importance of early diagnosis and management of memory loss, dementia, and Alzheimer’s cases. By raising awareness and making facilities more accessible, the centre aims to address the growing needs of individuals suffering from these conditions. The launch of this memory and dementia centre symbolizes a significant step forward in providing comfort and support to those affected by memory loss.
Delhi-NCR’s first multimodal active memory and dementia centre in Gurgaon marks a significant milestone in addressing the challenges faced by dementia patients and their families. With a dedicated team of doctors, psychologists, and social workers, the centre aims to provide comprehensive care, raise awareness, and ensure early diagnosis and management. As cases of memory loss continue to rise, the centre’s launch is a step in the right direction towards improving the quality of life for those affected by dementia.
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