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Wensum Sports Centre Charitable Association

We aim to provide a broad range of activities to help fulfil the needs of our local community. Our charity is voluntary based and continues to evolve as we seek to expand our community asset. Having rescued the sports hall from closure in 2010, we are still aiming to improve our tenure with the pursuit of an extended lease from Norfolk County Council. As individual or group participation, we look forward to seeing old and new friends alike.

8 November 2019
East of England
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?

We are looking to deliver a dementia friendly coffee morning with activities which will includes sports, games and leisure activities to get people active, integrate and socialise in the community.

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

Ensuring all signage is dementia friendly and all staff and coaches have a full understanding.

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2. Actions

  • Set up a dementia friendly coffee morning

    Throwback Thursday coffee morning will be dementia friendly with different activities and sports each session 

  • Training all staff to become dementia friendly charity

    Training for all staff and self employed coaches to enable WSC to be a dementia friendly venue for sports and social activities. 

  • Update internal signage to be dementia friendly

    Update all internal signage to be dementia friendly, signage such as for toilets and direction.