Enfield Dementia Action Alliance
Achieved the recognition that Enfield is working towards being a Dementia Friendly Community in 2019/20
“Dementia” describes a range of diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease, associated with the brain which can affect memory, everyday tasks, communication and perception. One in three aged 65+ will develop dementia as they age, and getting a diagnosis can be devastating. It is important families can get the information, treatment and help they need to live as fulfilling a life as possible. Sadly, many people living with dementia don’t feel communities and society are geared up to help them.
You can help!
Enfield Dementia Action Alliance is an independent partnership of public, private and voluntary sector organisations who have agreed to work together to support those living with dementia by raising awareness amongst organisations and communities and how they can help.
Membership is open to all organisations such as yours. All we ask is you identify 3 actions you and your staff can take to improve facilities, products or services for people living with dementia or simply commit to being aware of the condition and its impact. These actions may be simple things, like encouraging staff to be more thoughtful in helping people living with dementia with shopping, putting Way Out signs in public toilets or attending a Dementia Friends Information Session.
In return, EDAA will publicly recognise your commitment, including on our DAA web-site and providing a dementia-friendly logo to promote your organisation. There are also opportunities to access awareness-raising and training opportunities, as well as networking with others.
We would like to invite you to join EDAA. You may want to know more before deciding, so feel free to contact:
- Carers Trust Lea Valley Crossroads Care Service
- Enfield Asian Welfare Association
- Enfield Saheli
- Fortuna Mobility
- Healthwatch Enfield
- Home Care Preferred
- Home Instead Enfield
- Hugh Myddelton Care Centre
- Independence & Well Being Ltd
- London Fire Brigade Enfield
- Metropolitan Police
- North London Hospice
- Right at Home (Enfield)
- Ruth Winston Centre