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Nelson's Journey

Nelson's Journey is a Norfolk charity that supports children and young people up to their 18th birthday who have experienced the death of a significant person in their life. We provide a range of support, appropriate for the needs of each child or young person. This may include one-to-one support and opportunities to meet others their age who have also experienced a bereavement.

16 September 2019
East of England
Charity, Children Young People and Students, Community organisations, Voluntary, Voluntary Sector
Local Alliances:
Norwich City 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?

The Board have agreed that we will act by: joining a local dementia action alliance, holding a Dementia Friends Information Sessions for all staff and providing information regarding Dementia Friends in our Induction for new staff.

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

Ensuring that continuity of awareness of our staff's understanding of dementia when recruiting new staff. We will seek to address this through induction.

2. Actions

  • Joining the Norwich City Dementia Action Alliance

    We are in contact with Norwich City Dementia Action Alliance who have made us aware of the opportunity to join the local alliance to support the Dementia Friendly Norwich campaign.

    Being implemented
  • Providing the Dementia Friends Information Session for all staff

    Sessions have been delivered to support awareness in our organisation.

  • Providing information regarding Dementia Friends Info Session in our Induction for new staff

    To ensure information on Dementia Friends Programme is included in staff handbook and in the induction sessions for new employees so they are aware of our commitment to support dementia action.