Welcome to the Memory Clinic at Bloomfield Hospital
The Memory Clinic at Bloomfield Hospital is a specialist outpatient service designed to provide assessment, diagnosis, support and follow up treatment for individuals aged 65 years and above who are experiencing memory loss. Each assessment is conducted in a multidisciplinary team approach lead by a Consultant Psychiatrist. Additional members of the Team include a Neuropsychologist, Clinical Nurse Manager, Occupational Therapist and Social Worker.
Information and support is also available for the individual’s family/ caregiver.
If you, or somebody you know is experiencing one or a number of the following symptoms of Memory loss, the Team at the Memory Clinic will be able to assist you.
These symptoms may include:
- Recent Forgetfulness
- Difficulty in performing your job due to memory loss
- Difficulty performing familiar tasks
- Misplacing items
- Disorientation in place and time
- Poor or decreased judgement
- Getting lost
- Loss of interest / initiative
- Changes in mood or Changes in personality
Visits to the Memory Clinic will include:
- Assessment screening
- Diagnosis Information, education and support for the individual and family caregivers
A comprehensive multidisciplinary memory assessment will take place during two appointments and will then be followed by a third appointment which will discuss both a diagnosis and options for treatment, ongoing information, education, support and advice about local resources
A Cognitive Rehabilitation Programme, if required, will also be available at Bloomfield Hospital.
Download a Memory Clinic Information Brochure
How to get help
Phone the Memory Clinic at Bloomfield Hospital today for information on 1890 123 124. Referrals to the clinic are made by the Family Doctor /GP or Consultant.
What Happens next ?
Request a Referral from your Family Doctor (G.P.) or Consultant. Once we receive that we will be in contact with you to arrange an appointment.