Referrals to the CFU

Indications for referral to the CFU

  1. Early Onset Dementia (<65 years)
  2. Possible Frontotemporal dementia
  3. Possible Progressive Aphasia
  4. Familial or genetic dementia
  5. Diagnostic clarification of atypical cases

Please refer to our service guide for further information.

How to refer to the CFU

A letter of referral, outlining the clinical presentation and concerns, together with any relevant correspondence and investigation results, can be sent by email to:

Or by post to:

Cerebral Function Unit, Manchester Centre for Clinical Neurosciences, Salford Care Organisation, Salford, M6 8HD

All referrals are triaged by a member of the clinical team and you may be contacted for further information.

Please include up to date contact information for the patient and/or carer to help us organise their appointment efficiently.