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Brunelcare

Brunelcare are renowned as a provider of high quality housing, care and support for older people in the South West. For 70 years we have been at the forefront of developing ways for people to stay as independent as possible, creating great communities to live, work and enjoy being in.

Updated:
5 August 2015
Location:
South West
Sectors:
Care
Local Alliances:
Portishead Dementia Action Alliance, North Somerset Dementia Action Alliance

1. Action Plan

1. How do you play your part in the delivery of the declaration? What could you do to ensure people with dementia and/or their carers receive the best possible service and help?

By promoting independent living for people with dementia and their families and carers, and supporting them to acheive their goals and aspirations whereever possible.

By working in partnership with other organisations and agencies to raise awareness of dementia.

By providing on-going training to all staff to improve knowledge and awareness of dementia.

2. What are the difficulties you foresee in getting to a point where you can meet the actions described in question1.?

Time and resource restrictions

Member contacts

www.brunelcare.org.uk

2. Actions

  • Improving knowledge and awareness of dementia in staff

    Including 'dementia awareness' and 'Every Moment Matters' training pioneered by Stuart Wright

    Status:
    Implementation
  • Working in partnership with other organisations and agencies

    Liaising to enable shared knowledge and access to opportunities - e.g. shared training in reminiscence activities for dissemination through services and community settings

    Status:
    Implementation