Bickershaw Village Residents Association

A residents group that has been working together since February 2004 to promote the health and wellbeing of residents in our local community. Improve our local environment. Work with our partners in eth delivery of community events that are intergenerational.

Updated:
27 May 2016
Location:
North West
Sectors:
Voluntary Sector
Local Alliances:
Wigan 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?

Our organisation support the work within Wigan through the joining up with professionals and community groups in working towards becoming a dementia friendly community.

We work with our local Alzheimer’s office.

We research current developments and  share this knowledge within our local community.

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

To spread the knowledge and understanding of dementia.

To increase our volunteers who take on various roles

Member contacts

http://bickershawvra.info

Member website

http://bickershawvra.info

2. Actions

  • To keep up to date with developments and research of dementia.

    Ensure volunteers receive regular briefings about the developments of dementia

    Status:
    Delivery

    2016 - Second Quarter Update

    New Member

  • To provide quality activities for our community lunches that are dementia friendly

    Listen to our members about their needs and ensure good quality activities are delivered

    Status:
    Delivery

    2016 - Second Quarter Update

    New Member

  • To ensure the community lunch group joins up with other developments in the community

    Ensure the group is linked to all activities being planned in the community

    Status:
    Planning

    2016 - Second Quarter Update

    New Member