The clinical programs located within the Centre are an example of the partnership of Vancouver Coastal Health clinical care and UBC clinical research/trials.
The Clinic for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders (CARD) provides assessment and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders for patients throughout BC, including care and support for the affected individual and their family. The team spans a wide range of disciplines, including geriatrics, neurology, social work, genetic counselling and geriatric psychiatry.
You can find more information about the clinic below. Please note that the clinic sees patients and is also a research facility. If you are interested in research, please visit the research section of the CARD website.
If you are a person living with dementia or have a loved one living with dementia who is interested in being involved in research, please visit our Ways to Give page.
Below are the answers to some frequently asked questions about the Clinic for Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders.
To become a patient at the clinic, you will need a doctor’s referral. You can find the patient referral form here. Your doctor must fill this out and fax it to 604-822-7191.
Faxes are preferred but mailed in referrals or emailed referrals to firstname.lastname@example.org are also accepted.
You can call or email the clinic with any questions, but please note that you cannot receive an assessment without a doctor’s referral.
To prepare for your appointment, please read the New Patient Information Form.
If you are a patient at the clinic and are looking to confirm an appointment or follow up with any tests, you may contact the clinic at 604-822-7031 or email@example.com