Kauvery Hospital Launches Chennai's First Memory Clinic
October 2019: Kauvery Hospital
launches its first memory clinic in Chennai. Inaugurated by Mr. Gobinath, one
of Chennai's renowned TV anchors, the memory clinic will provide assessment and
diagnosis of dementia and offer ongoing support and information to people with
memory problems and their caregivers.
services offered at the memory clinic are specialist memory services that can
be undertaken by people of any age who are experiencing memory difficulties,
which includes early onset dementia.
about the services, Dr Prithika Chary, Senior Consultant Neurologist &
Neurosurgeon, Kauvery Hospital said, "The
memory services at the clinic will include a comprehensive assessment of an
individual's memory that ensures a diagnosis is given as soon as possible, if
dementia is identified as an issue. Once the diagnosis is given, the services
will support individuals in coming to terms with their diagnosis and useful
strategies and treatments will be provided that will help people in minimising
their memory difficulties".
inaugural event witnessed discussions and briefings by neurologists and
psychiatrists of Kauvery hospital on various types of dementia, depression,
memory and psychiatric disturbances. The doctors also spoke on the common
symptoms and how these services and support will be required by people who have
difficulty in remembering and doing their day-to-activities as these
difficulties might result in frustration, anger, high levels of stress and a
feeling of isolation.
at the event as a chief guest, Mr.
Gobinath Chandran of Neeya Naana fame
said, "I congratulate and thank Kauvery Hospital, for the launch of the
first memory clinic in Chennai. These services will be of great boon and
benefit to people with dementia and Alzheimer's and their caregivers. Through
this launch, we hope they feel a sense of comfort and support as they cope with
their memory loss"
clinic will operate between 3 pm and 5 pm under the guidance of Ms Tinu,
Psychologist. Additionally, a support group meeting with activities and memory
screening for Dementia patients and caregivers will be held on the second
Wednesday of every month between 2-5 PM at Kauvery Hospital.
About Kauvery Hospital:
Kauvery Hospitals is 'A new Age Family Hospital' with
Multi Specialty Clinical Expertise and a pioneer in the 'HealthCare Provider' industry, making healthcare affordable. Kauvery is one of the few corporate
hospital chains to successfully integrate operations into Tier 1 cities after
launching into Tier 2 cities. It is also one of the few hospitals founded by
Medical experts and managed by business professionals with a keen focus on
delivering personalized and specialized health care with warmth.
Kauvery Hospitals is currently a 1200
bed hospital group with presence in Chennai, Trichy, Hosur and Salem in
addition to planned entry in new markets.
Apart from having diverse
Multispecialty tertiary care expertise, Kauvery Hospitals house one of three 'Cardiac Centers of Excellence in South India' and the only one in
In today's times where the healthcare
industry is more and more commoditized, Kauvery Hospitals stands tall with its
promise of making medical expertise and technology truly affordable with empathy
and care at every stage of a person's healthcare needs.