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Dr Ian Baker

Dr Ian Baker is a Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist specialising in Acute adult neuropsychology. He is currently working at the Russell Cairns Unit and before that at the Rivermead Rehabilitation Centre, both in Oxford. His first degree was from St Andrew’s University and he went on to gain a Post Graduate Certificate in Education at Cambridge University, an Advanced Diploma of Psychology from Oxford Brookes University and a Doctorate of Clinical Psychology at Plymouth University. He completed his clinical training at Taunton & Somerset NHS Trust. Ian has undertaken extensive research in his field and has been awarded the Encephalitis Society Research Prize. He is currently supervising University of Oxford clinical psychology doctoral dissertation candidates. His studies have been widely published, including articles in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry and Cognitive and Behavioural Neurology.

Ian provides thorough diagnostic assessments, treatment and ongoing reviews. He aims to see you within a matter of days from referral and can see you at your home or at our consulting rooms.

 

Dr Ioana Popescu

Dr Ioana Popescu initially qualified in General Medicine from the University of Bucharest and went on to graduate with merit from her MSc in Clinical Gerontology at King’s College London. She completed her Training in General Adult Psychiatry and Old Age Psychiatry in March 2004. Alongside her work with Red & Yellow, she is a Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist for the Dementia and Cognitive Impairment Service at Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust, as well as the Vice-chair of the trust’s Drugs and Therapies Committee. She has previously worked at various hospitals across London including Guy’s and St Thomas’ and The Royal Free. She is a member of the Faculty of Old Age Psychiatry at the Royal College of Psychiatrists and was awarded The Mohsen Naguib prize for best new research presentation by trainees. She holds an honorary research contract at the Institute of Psychiatry and her research includes the management of dementia in developing countries. She has also been published in the American Journal of Psychiatry and contributed a chapter to the Pocket Psychiatry 2nd Edition of Psychiatric Disorders in Later Life.

Expertise

Ioana is specialised in the diagnosis and treatment of older adults (aged over 50) with a wide range of conditions including:

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Vascular dementia
  • Lewy Body dementia
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Panic Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Capacity Assessment
  • Schizophrenia and other causes of psychosis

Assessment and Treatment

Ioana provides thorough diagnostic assessments, treatment and ongoing reviews. She aims to see you within a matter of days from referral and can see you at your home or at our consulting rooms.

Appointment prices

Initial assessment of 90 minutes incl. report, priced at £450.

Comprehensive diagnostic & capacity assessment of 120 minutes incl. report, priced at £750.

Optional follow-ups at £300 for 60 minutes, and £200 for 30 minutes.

Home visit supplements starting from £100.

Nasreen Geloo

Nasreen Geloo completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Brunel University, before going on to gain an MSc in Occupational Therapy at London South Bank University. In addition to her work for Red & Yellow she is currently providing OT assessment services to Barking and Dagenham Council; She has extensive experience of working with people with a range of mental and physical problems and helping them adapt their environments and routines for maximum benefit. She was also involved with the development of ‘Just Checking’ – an innovative way of using motion sensors to help people with memory problems stay in their own homes for as long as possible. She is committed to building rapport and trust with all her clients, and has undertaken courses in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and British Sign Language.

Vivien Ziwocha

Vivien Ziwocha graduated from the University of Greenwich with an Honours degree in Health Management. She is a Registered Mental Health Nurse with experience of working with older adults, learning disabilities and complex mental health rehabilitation. In her most recent regional role, she took a lead role in developing the Dementia Voice Nurse Service nationally for Housing and Care 21. Her management experience spans from hospital management, nursing care to housing and domiciliary care. This augmented her passion to develop integrated care services for people living with Dementia.

Dr Hema Ananth

Dr Hema Ananth qualified from UCL in 1995 and has now been established as a Consultant Psychiatrist for 12 years. She completed her Psychiatric training on the Royal Free Training Scheme. Hema was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in 2012 for her contribution to Psychiatry. Her NHS work is in Hertfordshire, where she is the lead for the local Memory Service. This involves close work with the Alzheimer’s Society, with whom she has been involved in a voluntary capacity. Hema is the Chair of the Herts Old Age Psychiatry Group and also sits on the Ethics Executive. She has been involved in private practice for 10 years.

Hema is actively involved in Medical Education of Junior Doctors and is a Tutor and enrolled in a Masters in Medical Education. She was elected Secretary of the Psychiatry Council at The Royal Society of Medicine where she promotes Psychiatry and inputs into conferences. She has previously been on the Liaison Faculty and Women in Psychiatry Group at The Royal College of Psychiatrists and remains an active member of the Old Age Faculty.

Expertise

Hema is specialised in the diagnosis and treatment of older adults (aged over 50) with a wide range of conditions including:

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Vascular dementia
  • Lewy Body dementia
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Panic Disorders
  • Capacity Assessment
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Research and Publications

Beveridge E A, Ananth H, Scurlock H J ‘What protection for the unborn child of a psychologically vulnerable adult?’ Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.96(2):92-93, February 2003.

Ananth H, Jones L, King M and Tookman A ‘The Impact of Cancer on Sexual Function:A Controlled Study’ Palliative Medicine, 2003; 17: 202-205

Invited speaker at Marie Curie Research and Development Conference 2002, 2005 and St George’s Hospital 2002.

Campbell PG and Ananth H ‘Graduates: In: Jacoby R, Oppenheimer C, eds: Psychiatry in the Elderly’ Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002, pp 762-799.

Ananth H, Popescu I, Good CD, Critchley HD, Frackowiak RSJ, Dolan RJ ‘Cortical and Subcortical Gray Matter Abnormalities in Schizophrenia: Optimized Volumetric Voxel-Based Morphometry of Structural Magnetic Resonance Imaging’ Am J Psychiatry 159:1497 – 1505, September 2002

Poster presentation at International Schizophrenia Conference, Davos 2002.

Critchley HD, Ananth H, Popescu I, Good CD, Frackowiak RSJ, Dolan RJ: Cortical and thalamic grey matter abnormalities in Schizophrenia: optimized volumetric Voxel-based morphometry of structural magnetic resonance imaging Schizophrenia Research 53, Suppl A181

Currently collaborating with Research & development team looking into category-specific object naming in dementia: Category-Specific Object Naming in Dementia of Probable Alzheimer Type: naming pictures of living and non-living things, actively recruit for DENDRON.

Posters at Royal College of Psychiatrists: 2012 Prevalence of Depression in non-referred patients in the General Hospital, 2015 Eating Disorders in the Elderly and Developing a Template for GP letters following a Memory Clinic Assessment

Assessment and Treatment

Hema provides thorough diagnostic assessments, treatment and ongoing reviews. She aims to see you within a matter of days from referral and can see you at your home or at our consulting rooms at The Medical Chambers Kensington or Queen Square Private Consulting Rooms.

Appointment prices

Initial assessment of 90 minutes incl. report, priced at £450.

Comprehensive diagnostic & capacity assessment of 120 minutes incl. report, priced at £750.

Optional follow-ups at £300 for 60 minutes, and £200 for 30 minutes.

Home visit supplements starting from £100.

Dr Farooq Khan

Dr Khan works as Consultant Psychiatrist at the Birmingham and Solihull NHS Mental Health Foundation Trust. Dr Khan has outstanding qualifications including Masters in Psychiatry, MRCPsych, he is the Fellow at the Indian Psychiatric Society and holds Masters in Medical Education. He had a comprehensive and wide ranged professional experience of working in adult, old age, child, alcohol and substance use, learning disability, assertive outreach and Forensic Psychiatry right from the beginning of his career in psychiatry before aspiring to become expert in older people’s mental health problems.

Dr Khan is a member of editorial review board of a Medical Journal and has more than 30 publications in National and International Medical Journals. Dr Khan has broad based research experience both being the lead and co-investigator in number of projects (completed and ongoing). All of these projects are clinical and related to both the workplace and academic institutions. Dr Khan has presented papers / posters in more than 30 National and International Conferences winning medals and awards.

Dr Khan is the Regional Representative of for Royal College of Psychiatrists – West Midlands Region for Faculty of Old age Psychiatry.

Dr Khan holds a Senior Lecturer post at the University of Chester, he is Hon Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Aston Medical School and also Senior Clinical Examiner at the Birmingham Medical School (Psychiatry).

Expertise

He is specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of older adults (aged over 50) with a wide range of conditions including:

  • Depression
  • Dementia of different types including Alzheimer’s, Vascular, Mixed, Lewy-body, Parkinson’s dementia
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Schizophrenia and other psychotic conditions
  • Mental Capacity Assessments including testamentary capacity assessments

Research and publications

Kumararatne G., Khan, F. Issues in Dementia: What do we know to date? Geriatric Medicine (GM) March 2016 edition; 15-20.

Kumararatne G., Khan, F. Issues in Dementia: What do we know to date? Geriatric Medicine (GM) Feb 2016 edition; 28-34.

Tsaroucha A., Kingston, P., Khan, F., Hassiem, F. The relationship between oral/dental pain and behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) among elderly residents in nursing homes. The Journal of New Writing in Health and Social Care 2015, 1(2).

Khan F. Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) or Normal Ageing! Journal of Gerontology and Geriatric Research 2015; 4(4).

Khan FA, Sehgal T, Tadros G, Holmes J. Descriptive psychiatric profile of patients presenting with overdose in an inner city hospital. AP J Psychol Med 2014; 15(2): 181-6.

Khan F, Kingston P. Retirement and Mental Health, Old Age Psychiatrist 2014; (59). Available at: http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/pdf/121213-RETIREMENT%20AND%20MENTAL%20HEALTH%20NEWS%20LETTER%20EDITED%2021.pdf

Khan F, Malik A, Azeem S, Abeyagunaratne J, Azeem H, Ali MS. Contemporary issues in liaison psychiatry and growing older adult population in India: experiences from UK initiatives AP J Psychol Med 2013; 14 (1): 25-32.

Khan F, Tadros G. Physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia in Indian context: Sooner or later the need to ponder! Indian J Psychol Med 2013; 35:101-5.

Khan, F. & Tadros, G. (2013). Complexity in cognitive assessment of elderly British Minority Ethnic groups (BME): cultural perspective. Dementia: International Journal of Social Research and Practice doi: 10.1177/1471301213475539.

Rakhawy, M., Tadros, G., Khan, F., Al-Houssini, A.M. (2013). Euthanasia and Physician- assisted suicide: historical and religious perspective in the Middle East. International Psychiatry 2013; 10(1): 20-21.

Khan, F. A., Rice, D. and Tadros, G. The use of supportive observations within an inpatient mental health unit for older people and dilemma of using the Mental Health Act (2007) or the Mental Capacity Act (2005) in England and Wales. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing; 2013 Feb; 20(1): 91-6.

Khan, F. (2011). Being Monolingual, Bilingual or Multilingual – Pros and cons in Dementia patients. International Psychiatry Journal, 8(4): 96-98.

Khan, F & Bernadt, M. (2011). Intense suicidal thoughts and self-harm following Escitalopram treatment. Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine, 33(1): 74-76.

Khan, F. & Curtice, M. (2011). Nonpharmacological management of behavioural symptoms of dementia. British Journal of Community Nursing, 16(9): 441-449.

Khan, F. & Curtice, M. (2011). Diagnostic dilemma in an elderly woman. British Medical Journal, 342:d969.

Tadros, G., Rakhawy, M. Y., Khoweiled, A., El-Houssini, A. M. & Khan, F. (2011). Perception of physician-assisted suicide among Egyptian Psychiatrists – cultural perspective. The Psychiatrist, 35: 15-18.

Assessment and Treatment

Farooq provides thorough diagnostic assessments, treatment and ongoing reviews. He aims to see you within a matter of days from referral and can see you at your home or at our consulting rooms.

Appointment prices

Initial assessment of 90 minutes incl. report, priced at £450.

Capacity assessment of 60 minutes incl. report, priced at £375.

Comprehensive diagnostic & capacity assessment of 120 minutes incl. report, priced at £750.

Optional follow-ups at £300 for 60 minutes, and £200 for 30 minutes.

Home visit supplements starting from £100.

Dr Katy Lee

Dr Katy Lee is a Principal Clinical Psychologist with more than six years of experience in supporting older people with dementia and/or mental health difficulties. Katy is currently the Clinical Lead for the Intensive Support Team within Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. This new service aims to promote psychologically-informed approaches for individuals with dementia who present with complex behaviours that challenge. Prior to taking on this role, Katy worked in Community Mental Health Teams for Older People as well as being based full-time on a dementia assessment ward.

Katy has a BSc (Hons) in Applied Psychology from Cardiff University and a Practitioner Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Surrey. She is also an accredited Cognitive Behaviour Therapist with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP), having successfully completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.

Areas of expertise

Katy provides psychological assessment and therapies for a wide range of difficulties including:

  • Neuropsychological assessment for memory difficulties and other thinking skills
  • Coping with behavioural difficulties that can be associated with dementia
  • Coping with a caring role
  • Relationship difficulties (be they in the family or with carers)

Assessment and Therapies

Katy provides thorough psychological assessments, therapies and ongoing reviews. She aims to see you within a matter of days from referral and can see you at your home or at our consulting rooms.

First appointment of 90 minutes, priced at £270.
Further appointments at £180 for 60 minutes.
Home visit supplements starting from £70.

Dr Claudia Wald

Dr Wald is a Consultant Psychiatrist specialising in the mental health of older adults. She gained dual accreditation in adult and older adult psychiatry from the Royal College of Psychiatrists in 1998 and have been a Consultant Psychiatrist for Older Adults in Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust since 2003. As a Consultant Psychiatrist, she has had a wide range of experience in overseeing services including older adult in-patient wards, an NHS-funded continuing care home for people with mental illness and associated challenging behaviours, an older adult community mental health team and older adult liaison services at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital and St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington.

She established the Westminster Memory Service in 2009 and the Kensington & Chelsea Memory Service in 2011 which have both repeatedly been nationally accredited with excellence by the Royal College of Psychiatrists and which were awarded The Royal College’s Older Adult Team of the Year in 2015. She has extensive experience in the diagnosis and management of cognitive disorders and the psychiatric and behavioural symptoms which commonly accompany these conditions. Dr Wald also have extensive experience in the diagnosis, treatment and management of functional mental illnesses such mood disorders and psychosis as well as capacity assessments.

Expertise

Claudia is specialised in the diagnosis and treatment of older adults (aged over 50) with a wide range of conditions including:

  • Anxiety disorders
  • Depression
  • Vascular dementia
  • Panic disorders
  • Capacity assessment
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Lewy body dementia
  • Mild cognitive impairment
  • Other dementias

Assessment and Treatment

Claudia provides thorough diagnostic assessments, treatment and ongoing reviews. She aims to see you within a matter of days from referral and can see you at your home or at our consulting rooms at The Medical Chambers Kensington or Queen Square Private Consulting Rooms.

Appointment prices

Initial assessment of 90 minutes incl. report, priced at £450.

Capacity assessment of 60 minutes incl. report, priced at £375.

Comprehensive diagnostic & capacity assessment of 120 minutes incl. report, priced at £750.

Optional follow-ups at £300 for 60 minutes, and £200 for 30 minutes.

Home visit supplements starting from £100.