Description 

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

Eligibility

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. (http://www.health.vic.gov.au/subacute/cdams.htm)

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

Hours

Monday to Friday, 9 am – 5 pm

Costs

The CDAMS may be partly or fully covered by Medicare. 

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