Alton Community Centre
Alton Community Association exists to improve the social and physical wellbeing of the community of Alton and surrounding villages and to enhance education. We run a Playgroup, Community Club for the elderly, shopmobility programme, Leisure Learning programme, youth services, and offer a home to many other clubs and societies in our area.
- 22 August 2015
- South East
- Arts, Care, Communication, Membership Organisations, Recreation, Voluntary Sector
- Local Alliances:
- Hampshire 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?
To improve staff awareness of Dementia and enable them to offer help and support to people with Dementia and their carers.
Make our Community Centre a safe place for people with Dementia to visit.
Our Community Club already has service users with early dementia and we wish to
understand their needs and the needs of their carers better.
2. What are the challenges to delivering these outcomes from the perspective of your organisation?
Staff being available to attend training.
Train Community Club Staff
Description:Training has been booked to improve skills and understanding.
2013 - Fourth Quarter Update
Public Dementia Awareness
Hold Dementia Awareness session for Public
Description: Club offers spaces to people with Dementia to provide activities to improve social and physical wellbeing.
Respite for Carers
Description: Community Club is available to offer a days care for people with Dementia and so offer respite to Carers.