Dr Sridhar Vaitheswaran

Assistant Director & Consultant Psychiatrist, Dementia Care in SCARF (DEMCARES)
Schizophrenia Research Foundation (India) – SCARF, Chennai, India

I am a clinician with interest in applied research in dementia in low and middle-income country settings. I run a clinic for elderly with mental illnesses including dementia in SCARF hospital, Chennai.

Current research: implementing cognitive stimulation therapy for dementia in India, implementing psycho-social interventions for dementia in rural communities in India, adapting interventions for caregivers of persons with dementia in India, testing the feasibility of using hybrid-face robots in engaging persons with dementia in India.