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The impact of memory

Withclinics on the care of dementia patients The concept of memory clinics

The concept of memory clinics The pioneer in the field of memory clinics was Exton-Smith, who established the first memory clinic in London as a diagnostic outpatient service. Soon thereafter the first memory clinics on the Continent were founded (Stahelin et al, 1989; Monsch et al, 1998)- Basel opened in 1986; Munich opened in 1985, at the same time as a research institution.