Boston Dementia Action Alliance

The Boston DAA has recently been launched in September 2015. The alliance comprises of a range of organisations including public, private and third sector organisations. Boston DAA members are striving to achieve common goals outlined below as well as individual organisational goals as outlined in their action plans.

We are working collectively to ensure that Boston is working towards becoming a dementia friendly community.

You can also keep updated with our DAA on social media!

www.facebook.com/BostonDementia/

www.twitter.com/BostonDementia

Boston DAA aims

-Recognise the diversity of organisations needed to support people with dementia and their carers in Boston

-Recognise and respond to local patient and carer’s needs as best we can

-Work towards Boston becoming a Dementia Friendly Community

-Encourage 20+ members to join the DAA within the first year

-Share information, resources, opportunities and best practice amongst members

-To encourage local participation in the Dementia Friends initiative, particularly by providing more opportunities locally

Boston DAA Terms of Reference

 

Resources

Directory of Service for Boston September 2017

Dementia Review Summary

 

Meetings

Initially the alliance will meet bimonthly until it becomes well established. The dates for the next meetings are:

11th January 2017 - Boston Borough Council - 10.00 a.m.

15th March 2017 -  Chatterton's Solicitors, Boston - 10.00 a.m.

31st May 2017 - Boston Borough Council, Boston - 10.00 a.m.

4th October 2017 - Hunter's Creek - 9.30 a.m.

6th December 2017 - Boston Mayflower - 10.00 a.m.

New members are always welcome. If you would like to attend please contact Karen.Stengel@boston.gov.uk

How to join Boston DAA

The Boston DAA welcomes new organisations from the public, private and voluntary sector. To become a member of the DAA please register on the website and complete a minimum of 3 actions. We ask members to regularly attend meetings, report quarterly on their action plans and get involved in the local work of the alliance. To become a member or to find out more about the Boston Lincolnshire DAA please contact:

Gill Collins
Alzheimer's Society
Telephone:  01522 692681
Email: gill.collins@alzheimers.org.uk 

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