What we do
The memory assessment service provides access to memory testing and diagnosis and offers advice from trained advisers.
Why we do it
To offer care and support for people and their care givers following receiving a positive diagnosis of dementia.
Who we do it for
Adults with a GP in Brighton and Hove and who do not have an existing diagnosis of dementia.
We help to deliver the Brighton and Hove Memory Assessment Service in partnership with Alzheimer’s Society, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and the Brighton and Hove Carers Centre.
How you can access the Memory Assessment service
You can access the service by calling or emailing us (our contact details are below) – we’re open between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. We will aim to respond to you within 24 hours between Monday and Friday.
Referral guidance for health care professionals
If you are a health professional exploring referral options please see the Further Information section below for our referral guideline and forms. If your patient has a pre-existing diagnosis of dementia or a complex presentation, please refer them to Specialist Older Adult Mental Health Services (SOAMHS).
Are you worried about your memory?
If you are worried about your memory …
Visit your GP to discuss a possible referral to the Memory Assessment Service.
Take someone to this appointment who knows you well.
Write down your worries and questions before your appointment.
Do you need dementia information and support?
Call the Alzheimer’s Society Helpline: 0300 222 11 22
Visit the Alzheimer’s Society Website
Do you need support at home?
Visit your GP to discuss your options
Call Access Point on: 01273 295555
How we use your information
Find out how your records are used by the service, and how you can get in touch if you have a query about your information.
Get in touch
You can contact us on this email and phone number between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday with your questions, feedback or complaints
0300 555 0175
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