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
Tel: 0300 555 1016 ext 65237
(Please ensure patient identifiable information is password protected)
Referrals are made via fax, telephone call or letter direct to older adults access and assessment team. Please use BDOAAT@nhs.net if sending e-referrals, as this ensures they are sent securely.
Criteria: All new referrals need to be made via the GP to exclude/treat physical causes for presenting problems Aged 65 and over with mental health difficulties Any person with dementia or suspected of having dementia Resident in Barking and Dagenham
Test results required at referral: If suspected dementia, please complete dementia blood screening and midstream urine (MSU)