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Basilon Demntia Action Alliance -Basildon Borough Council

Local Authority

Updated:
17 August 2020
Location:
South East
Sectors:
Arts, Businesses and shops, Charity, Children Young People and Students, Community organisations, Local Authorities, Local DAA Members
Local Alliances:
Pan Essex Dementia Action Alliance , Basildon DAA/DFC

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 the lead on the Basildon Dementia Action Alliance.

We are also influencing dementia support across all council services inlcuding customer service, building design and co-designing services.

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

Training staff and elected members to be Dementia Friends

Setting up DFC's in Basildon Borough

Member website

www.basildon.gov.uk

2. Actions

  • To work with partner agencies to improve dementia services in Basildon

    As part of the Basildon DAA we are working with our partner organisations to ensure we are meeting the needs of people with Dementia living in our borough.

    Status:
    Being implemented
  • Train frontline staff to be dementia friends

    All frontline staff at basildon council will have dementia friends training as part of their training requirements

    Status:
    Being implemented
  • Work with local partners to create DFC's

    Working with a local sopping centre to create a DFC in the centre of Basildon

    This will include all staff and security trained as Dementia Friends

    Dementia support available at the mentla health hub in the centre

    Status:
    Being implemented