Cockermouth Dementia Action Alliance

Achievements

Cockermouth Dementia Action Alliance has started working towards dementia friendly recognition for dementia friendly communities.

Aims & Objectives:

  • To encourage a range of local organisations to become a member Cockermouth DAA
  • Identify and increase the number of Dementia Friends Champions locally
  • Share information and good practice amongst members
  • Identify future work, sharing of resources and working in partnership
  • The Alliance is NOT used for e.g. self-promotion or marketing of a business or service or to challenge activity of other members.
  • For all organisations / community groups to be responsible for their own actions.

Roles:                                       

  • Chair:
  • Vice-Chair:
  • Secretary:

Meetings:

  • The steering group for the Cockermouth DAA comprises of representatives from the member organisations.  It meets on a monthly basis in advance of the launch in April 2018 and then quarterly meetings thereafter in order to continue the great work in making Cockermouth a Dementia Friendly Community.
  • An annual general meeting (AGM) will take place every September

Membership:

  • Members will be invited to attend meetings to share their experiences, learn from fellow members and work together to complete & update action plans.
  • New members must complete an Action Plan setting out what they can do to make a difference to people living with dementia.
  • Each organisation / community group will complete a minimum of 3 x actions:
    Once complete, the DDA logo window stickers will be issued which can be proudly promoted on windows / doors etc.