The Cognitive, Dementia and Memory Service (CDAMS) is a specialist multidisciplinary diagnostic, referral and educational service for people experiencing memory loss or changes to their thinking (cognition), and for those who care about them.

Services provided

  • Expert clinical diagnosis
  • Information on appropriate treatment 
  • Education and support
  • Help in planning for the future
  • Information on dealing with day-to-day issues
  • Links to other service providers or community supports


Available to anyone experiencing changes to their memory and thinking, and to those who support them

Appointments may be made directly without a doctor’s referral.

Your doctor or other healthcare professional may also refer you to a CDAMS service.

How to access

A list of CDAMS centres can be viewed here.

To find a CDAMS service near you, enter your postcode or suburb below. 


Monday to Friday, 9 am – 5 pm


The CDAMS may be partly or fully covered by Medicare. 

Contact the service before you attend if you would like more information about cost.