Brendoncare, Alton

Our care complex in Alton provides residential and nursing care for 80 people and specialist care for the severely mentally frail. There is also a sheltered housing complex of 46 close care apartments. Brendoncare Alton has been specifically designed to enable older people to live independent, happy and fulfilling lives. Set in landscaped gardens, the care complex was opened in 1997 and is proud to offer the full spectrum of care on one site. Brendoncare Alton has received an 'Excellent' rating from the Care Quality Commission.

Updated:
24 July 2014
Location:
South East
Sectors:
Care
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 the quality of Dementia care as recommended in the National Dementia Strategy 2008

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

Finances are the main challenge facing Brendoncare when delivering these outcomes.

Member website

www.brendoncare.org.uk

2. Actions

  • Informed workforce

    Dementia training for all staff

    Status:

    2013 - Fourth Quarter Update

    New member

  • Improved networking

    Description: To work with other agencies and support groups to share information

    Status:
    Planning
  • Providing a venue

    Support groups, such as the Alzheimer’s society and Dementia Friendly Communities by, where possible, providing a free venue for meetings and support groups

    Status:
    Implementation