For clinicians

Barking and Dagenham memory services

Service lead: Jenny Redpath - older adults mental health team & memory service manager

Service manager: Stephanie Sullivan, acting assistant integrated care director for mental health & learning disability services
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Tel: 0300 555 1016
Email: nem-tr.BDOAAT@nhs.net
(Please ensure patient identifiable information is password protected)

Referrals

Referrals are made by fax, telephone call or letter direct to the older adults access team. All new referrals need to be made via the GP to exclude/treat physical causes for presenting problems.

Criteria: Any person aged 18 and over with dementia or suspected of having dementia Resident in Barking and Dagenham.

Exclusions: Those presenting with reversible physical health problems that may cause memory problems.
Test results required at referral: If suspected dementia, please complete dementia blood screening and midstream urine (MSU).