Lyndhurst Community Centre
Charity run community centre providing a number of meeting rooms and office services for the use of community groups, individuals, training and commercial organisations.
- 4 November 2014
- South East
- Arts, 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?
Ensuring our centre offers a welcoming environment for all of our community, by considering dementia in all aspects of its management
2. What are the challenges to delivering these outcomes from the perspective of your organisation?
Ensuring that all staff and volunteers understand the problems experienced by people with dementia and are able to respond sympathetically to them.
Dementia Awareness raising for staff
Ensure all staff, attend a dementia awareness raising session
Dementia Friendly Environment
Consider the needs of people with dementia and their carers when refurbishing/making changes to the centre and including their needs wherever practical/possible
Embed ‘Dementia Friendly’ into the organisation’s ethos
Include dementia awareness in the induction process for staff/volunteers
2014 - First Quarter Update