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Newbury Visitor Information Centre

Visitor Information Centre providing brochures, travel tickets, event tickets, leaflets, souvenirs etc.

16 April 2014
South East
Local Alliances:
West Berkshire 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?

By enabling people living with dementia to be part of the community and continue to do daily and social activities.

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

Limited time/resources; if staff numbers are limited, immediate help may not be possible.

2. Actions

  • Identify dementia friendly ways of working by offering alternatives, where possible, to people living with dementia.

    We will display a coin recognition chart to assist people who find distinguishing between different coins challenging.

    Being implemented
  • Community Awareness

    We are happy for others to come and look at the way we have set our Visitor Centre up with regard to being Dementia Friendly.

  • Spread the word about the Newbury DAA

    We will let other organisations know what we are doing so that they can become part of the Newbury DAA too.

    Being implemented