Dementia - Specialist Dementia Care Service

We are 3 dual registered specialist nurses based at Zachary Merton hospital in Rustington. We visit people in their own homes and in the Community hospitals .We complete an assessment which we then send to the Community Mental health Team in order to get a formal diagnosis for you .We send a copy of our assessment to your GP.Our service is for adults over the age of 18, registered with a GP in Adur, Arun or Worthing.We provide cognitive assessment, assessment of memory loss, carers assessments, information and support to people experiencing memory loss from the point where memory loss is first suspected through to diagnosis, living with Dementia and End Of life Care. We will help you with finding information, gaining a diagnosis and managing your memory loss or joining support groups.

Coverage

Adur, Arun, Worthing

How To Access

Attend GP, any professional can make a referral via One call

Contact Details

Lucy Frost
Dementia Lead (Nurse Consultant)
Sussex Community NHS Trust
Varndean building
Brighton General Hospital
Elm Grove
Brighton BN2 3EW
Tel: 07826 860772
Email: Lucy.frost1@nhs.net

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

How to find us

This service is provided in patients own homes.

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