Free Evaluation For Dementia By KMC Hospital, Attavar
Mangaluru: The Department of Psychiatry, KMC Hospital Attavar is observing World Alzheimer’s Week. On behalf of this, there will be a free evaluation for Dementia at the Psychiatry OPD between 10 am to 3 pm from 23rd to 28th September 2019.
The signs/symptoms of Dementia include memory loss, misplacing belongings, confusion of time and place, difficulties completing familiar tasks, struggling to communicate, changes in mood, social withdrawal and poor judgment.
Also as part of This Week, a commemoration event will be held on 27th of September followed by a guest lecture by Dr. Anil Kakunje, HOD, Dept. of Psychiatry, Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore.
Dr John Ramapuram, Medical Superintendent, KMC hospital Attavar has urged the public to make the best use of this camp and guest lecture as Dementia is a rapidly growing disease among senior citizens but the symptoms can be identified and treated in the early stages.
The Department of Psychiatry has been at the forefront of raising awareness and conducting programs for the public on topics related to mental health.
For any Queries/Registration, Contact: 8951571651/0824-2445858, Extn 5335