Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Program

The UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care (ADC) program was launched in November 2011 by January 21, 2021, the program has cared for over 3080 patients and their families. The program is based in the UCLA health care system and partners with community-based organizations (CBOs) to provide comprehensive, coordinated, patient-centered care for patients with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The goals of the program are to maximize patient function, independence and dignity, minimize caregiver strain and burnout and reduce unnecessary costs through improved care. The program uses a co-management model (nurse practitioner Dementia Care Specialist) and consists of four key components:

  • Structured needs assessments of patients and their caregivers
  • Creation and implementation of individualized dementia care plans based on needs assessments
  • Monitoring and revising care plans, as needed, and
  • Access 24/7, 365 days a year for assistance and advice

Contact Us

200 UCLA Medical Plaza
Suite 365A
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Telephone: (310) 319-3222
Fax: (310) 794-2113


Email: [email protected]

Contact for dissemination inquiries: [email protected]

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