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Good Neighbours Hampshire

The Good Neighbours Support Service provides information, guidance, development and support to its Hampshire network of groups. This enables our network of groups to provide a dependable and trustworthy services open to all in their locality.

Updated:
13 May 2014
Location:
South East
Sectors:
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?

It is to offer and signpost resources to our groups to better enable them to offer their services to people with dementia and their carers.

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

Our challenge is overcoming anxiety and lack of confidence in helping people with dementia and their carers. We need to make relevant information and support consistently available to groups and their volunteers to help build confidence and skills.

Member website

www.goodneighbours.org.uk

2. Actions

  • Awareness To keep our own awareness of Dementia and available resources, organisations and events current

    To join Hampshire Dementia Action Alliance and to remain in contact with other relevant organisations such the Alzheimer’s Society.

    Status:
    Being implemented
  • Resources

    Dementia Awareness Raising For Our Network of Groups. Offering dementia awareness raising events and resources to our network of voluntary groups.
    Status:
    Being implemented
  • Acting Locally

    Encouraging groups within our Network to join Dementia Friendly Community initiatives in their own area.

    Status:
    Being implemented

    2014 - First Quarter Update

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