Memory clinics to help with dementia diagnosis to start in Western isles

Memory Clinics will shortly be offered by a number of GP Practices within the Western Isles to assist with dementia diagnosis.

The Clinics will be directly organised and supported by GPs, with Broadbay Medical Practice in Stornoway being the first practice offering this service, to be shortly followed by Langabhat Medical Practice.

Dementia is like any other long-term health condition, in that it is extremely important for people to obtain an early diagnosis. It is only by obtaining a diagnosis that the correct management and medications can be offered.

If you, or a loved one, would like to discuss support options or for an informal chat, please contact the Western Isles Post Diagnostic Support Service, tel. (01851) 763338.