Dementia Too, Needs to be Treated Professionally.

We specialize in the treatment and management of dementia, a typical degenerative neuropsychiatric disorder,in which cognitive functions such as memory, language ability, and judgment continuously deterioratewhile mental behavioral symptoms such as depression, anxiety, aggression, and change of personalityappear in adults with otherwise normal function, due to acquired causes.

1) Dementia Diagnosis and Management Integration Program

  1. STEP 01
    Dementia Specialist
    Consultation
    • - Determine the function level by cognitive function item
    • - Evaluation of daily living independence
    • - Assessment of mental behavior symptoms such as depression, behavioral disorders, and paranoia
  2. STEP 02
    Integrated Dementia
    Specialist Examination
    • - Assessment of dementia level through brain imaging test and differentiation of other diseases
    • - Clinical psychologist's cognitive function evaluation for dementia patients
    • - Blood tests and genetic tests
    • - Thyroid function test
    • - Electrocardiographic examination
  3. STEP 03
    Derive Integrated
    Diagnosis
    • - Customized diagnosis according to the type of dementia
    • - Future risk assessment of dementia (in the case of mild cognitive impairment)
    • - Establish a future treatment plan based on the diagnosis (decision on drug administration, psychotherapy, prevention of vascular risk factors)
  4. STEP 04
    Long Term
    Management
    • - Observation of persistent cognitive decline and annual evaluation
    • - Observation of symptoms of mental behavior, preparation of measures for new symptoms
    • - Patient and caregiver psychotherapy and education
    • - Prepare long-term care physician's report

2) Accurate and Detailed Diagnosis and Discrimination System of University Hospital Level

  • The Medical Care of the Elderly Mental Health Certification from former full-time specialist at Seoul National University Hospital in Bundang
  • High-tech, high-performance, 3 Tesla MRIs for the best imaging

3) Interconnected Medical System of Cardiovascular Center

  • Integrated medical treatment centered on patients with cranial nerve disease
  • Professional medical staff at Sejong Hospital,Korea's leading cardiovascular hospital
  • Individualized, optimized exercise program through customized counseling by disease
  • Clinical exercise specialist certified by US national qualification (ACSM-CES) in residence
Do you know that the odds of developing dementia, heart or cerebrovascular disease are overwhelming?

Alzheimer's dementia and vascular dementia are the most common dementias of the various types of dementia.

The most common risk factor for dementia is heart and cerebrovascular disease.

Coronary artery disease (angina, myocardial infarction), arrhythmia, stroke history, and the development of cardiovasculardisease and dementia, such as middle-aged diabetes and hypertension and obesity, are closely related.Therefore, treatment of dementia must consider the risk factors of heart and cerebrovascular disease.

Mediplex Sejong Hospital Dementia Center is one of the best in Korea and has the expertise of our heart and cerebrovascularcenter. We are able to provide the finest professional medical services for dementia treatment in cooperation with our heartand cerebrovascular center.

Dementia Center Medical Department
  • Department of Psychiatry