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Summerfield Healthcare Memory Clinic

Shropshire’s private dementia detection service

Dr Chandrashekar Basavaraj

Dr Chandrashekar Basavaraj

A consultant psychiatrist on the GMC specialist register in old age psychiatry Dr Chandrashekar Basavaraj has special recognition of his experience in dealing with mental illness in the elderly admitted on medical/surgical wards (Liaison Old Age Psychiatry endorsement). Dr Basavaraj works in Cwm Taf University Health Board in South Wales and teaches/trains junior doctors and medical students locally (Cardiff university).

Dr Basavaraj has mastered specialist skills in assessment, diagnosis and medication treatment of dementia, anxiety, depression, phobias and psychotic disorders in the elderly. His approach towards assessing older people is friendly and open. Due to the lack of information and taboo associated with mental illness and dementia Dr Basavaraj believes in a collaborative environment, allowing carers sufficient time to ask questions and express concerns during assessments.

Dr Basavaraj is approved under Section 12(2) of the mental health act 1983 as having special experience in assessment and management of mental disorders. He carries out fitness to drive assessments in conjunction with a psychologist and makes recommendations to DVLA regarding a person’s fitness to drive post diagnosis of dementia. Dr Basavaraj prepares Court of Protection (COP3) documents enabling patients to identify and formalise a Power of Attorney to make decisions about their finances and health.

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Summerfield Healthcare private medical centres are conveniently located & always administer an outstanding standard of patient care.

Derby

  • Willington Surgery,
  • Kingfisher Lane,
  • Willington, Derby
  • DE65 6QT

Shrewsbury

  • Building 1, Charlesworth Ct.
  • Hotspur Park, Knights Way
  • Battlefield, Shrewsbury
  • SY1 3FB

Wolverhampton

  • Summerfield Healthcare
  • 8 Summerfield Road
  • Wolverhampton
  • WV1 4PR

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Our bookings team are available between 8.00am-6.00pm Monday to Friday and 9.00am-3.00pm Saturdays.

To find out more please call us on 0333 9000 010, email enquiries@summerfieldhealthcare.co.uk or use our contact form.

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