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Memory Clinic (Older People) Great Yarmouth and Waveney Locality (Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust)
Address: Memory Clinic
Northgate Hospital

Great Yarmouth
NR30 1BU

Memory assessment services aid the early detection and diagnosis of dementia. They provide early intervention to maximise quality of life and independent functioning and to manage risk and prevent future harm to older people with memory difficulties and their carers. The memory assessment service should be able to offer home based assessment where requested, give pre-and post diagnostic counselling, make the diagnosis of dementia accessing specialist psychometric assessments and timely brain imaging where necessary, explain the diagnosis, give information about the likely prognosis and options for care, provide advice and support and provide pharmacological treatment of the dementia, follow-up and review. Locally, this service provides assessment for early onset Dementia. It assesses people's suitability for treatment with cholinesterase inhibitors and monitoring treatments.

This service is also provided at a location in Lowestoft
Memory Clinic
Carlton Court
NR33 8AG

Interpretation and translation services can be arranged by staff, for users of this service.

Home visits are provided by this service.

Age Range: Any age group
Target Groups: Mental Health, Older people
Related Services: Memory Treatment Service - Waveney Locality (Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust)
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Referral Procedure: Referral by GP
Opening Times: Monday to Friday, 9.00 a.m - 5.00 p.m. There is an answerphone outside of office hours.
Parking and Transport: On site parking with disabled spaces available. Site accessible by public and community transport.
Access and Facilities: Main entrance and toilet facilities are well signposted and wheelchair accessible.
Compliments / Complaints: The customer service team can listen to your issues, concerns, compliments or suggestions, resolve problems where possible, and feed back to services to aid service development.
To provide feedback about a Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) service please contact the team on 01603 421 486 or by email.
Locations Served: Great Yarmouth, Waveney
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Last updated: 31/10/2022    Last full review: 31/10/2022

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