Eastern Cognitive Disorders Clinic (ECDC)

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Please see resources located here


The Eatsern Cognitive Disorders Clinic (ECDC) is a national referral centre for the clinical assessment of patients with atypical, genetic and young onset dementia, including early Alzheimer’s disease. It is also a specialist centre for frontotemporal dementia and for language onset dementias.

Please see resources on our website: www.ecdc.org.au

Patients will be mailed questionnaires to complete prior to the appointment. There is paperwork to be completed by both patient and carer/family member/friend, therefore both sets of contact information will be required. 

Information for Health Professionals

 Eligibility criteria:

• Adult
• Suspected progressive cognitive decline
• Patient or family concern about cognition or behaviour
• May have associated neurological symptoms or signs
• Not known or overt psychiatric illness

Referral information:

The following needs to be provided:
• contact information including mandatory details for a carer, family member or other informant
• detailed medical history and medications
• prior investigation results
• hard copies or CD/DVD of brain imaging tests as we need to inspect

Frequently Asked Questions



Box Hill Hospital

Level 2, Building B, Nelson St, Box Hill

P: 9895 3353 or 9895 3352

F: 9895 4852 

E: outpatients@easternhealth.org.au or ecdc@easternhealth.org.au 


Tuesday morning and afternoon 

All day Thursday

Car Parking
  • Paid parking available in the Building A carpark, accessible via Rodgerson Road
  • Limited metered street parking available
Public Transport
Train to Box Hill station, bus service to hospital