Romsey Town Council
Romsey Town Council is the parish council for Romsey and runs The Town Hall available for weddings and other events. Promotes Romsey as a tourist destination
- 13 May 2014
- South East
- 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?
Romsey Town Council will take the civic lead in encouraging town centre businesses to meet all the aims of the Hampshire Dementia Action Alliance. RTC will further develop its staff and facilities to ensure dementia suffers are actively welcomes to Town Hall events run by the council.
2. What are the challenges to delivering these outcomes from the perspective of your organisation?
The Town Hall is a large building with reception on first floor, challenge is to ensure everyone feels welcome and can find what they need within the building. Within the Town Centre there is a mix of independent and national business some 200 in total including commercial offices challenge is to have a common approach to helping those with dementia will welcome and safe within the town
Dementia Awareness raising for staff
Ensure staff attend a dementia awareness raising session
- Being implemented
Dementia Friendly Premises
Review Premises to look at ways the environment could be more dementia friendly
Ensure organisers of Town Centre events are dementia aware
Brief organising committees at earliest opportunity in their planning cycle
Encourage authorities responsible for town centre signage to use appropriate dementia friendly designs.
Work with TVBC and HCC highway engineers and LA planning process to ensure best practise is followed
2014 - First Quarter Update