Multicultural Arts and Media Centre

MAMC is a community arts and media development organisation formed in 1987 and is a registered charity. We provide our services to schools, young people, unemployed, people with mental health issues, patients, carers, faith groups and wider community. MAMC specialise in providing arts workshops, music therapy, dementia awareness training, media training, accredited courses, mental health & wellbeing projects, interfaith cultural meetings, community cohesion events, apprenticeship scheme, workclub@mamc, work placements and national touring, in the Rochdale Borough, North West Region and nationally.

Updated:
23 February 2016
Local Alliances:
Manchester Dementia Action Alliance , Oldham Dementia Action Alliance , Salford Dementia Action Alliance

1. Action Plan

1. The National Dementia Declaration lists seven outcomes that the DAA are seeking to achieve for people with dementia and their carers. How would you describe your organisation’s role in delivering better outcomes for people with dementia and their carers?

Multicultural Arts and Media Centre (MAMC), will:

  • work with NHS agencies, Alzheimer’s Society and local Council  to support the action plan to meet the objectives of supporting people with dementia.
  • develop materials to support services in creative ways to engage people with dementia.
  • inform DAA on barriers and best ways of supporting BAME communities.
  • collaborate with any search/surveys to support best practice.
  • engage in conferences/events to promote information, discussions and future working practice with diverse groups.
  • support serivces to deliver bilingual session in dementia awareness.
  • supporting services, artists, organisations through Arts for Dementia Therapy Network North West, established by MAMC.

 

2. What are the challenges to delivering these outcomes from the perspective of your organisation?

The Challenges to MAMC are:

  • prioritising dementia as a key priority
  • staff capacity
  • funding to support development of appropriate materials to support Muslim community, patients, carers and families.
  • working closely with Mosques
  • working closely with relevant agencies, GP’s, Carer homes, Hospitals to meet the needs.

2. Actions

  • Cascade Dementia Friends

    Deliver Dementia Friends sessions within different communities

    Status:
    Delivery
  • Cascade Dementia Friends

    Deliver Dementia Friends sessions within different communities

    Status:
    Delivery
  • Share best practice

    Share with DAA members information on barriers and best ways of supporting BAME communities.

    Status:
    Delivery
  • Share best practice

    Share with DAA members information on barriers and best ways of supporting BAME communities.

    Status:
    Delivery
  • Arts for Dementia Therapy Network North West

    Supporting services, artists, organisations through Arts for Dementia Therapy Network North West, established by MAMC.

     

    Status:
    Delivery