Wessex Neurological Centre – University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

The Consultant Admiral Nurse works alongside the neurology team to provide support for young onset dementia patients and families who are under the care of Wessex Neurological Centre. Support is offered via home visiting, liaison with primary care services around symptom management, family advice and support, and carer support groups.

Referral Criteria: Patients referred to Wessex Neurological Centre where onset is at age < 65 but where the presenting problems are atypical for age and ability or for whom no other service is available.