Waggon and Horses, Lymington
- 22 July 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?
In the Waggon and Horses we have all age groups walk through our doors from the young to the elderly, we pride ourselves on giving attentive service and making sure people with dementia and their carers feel welcome and are well looked after.
2. What are the challenges to delivering these outcomes from the perspective of your organisation?
The presentation of our establishment is open and welcoming, The challenges we face are a wide variety of choice form the menu to the wine list we aim to improve this for people with dementia by narrowing down our list.
Dementia Awareness raising for staff
Ensure all staff attend a dementia awareness raising session
Dementia Friendly Environments
To ensure that any aids we can use to make a person with Dementia feel comfortable are at hand
To review any layout changes with consideration for person exhibiting the signs of Dementia
To become a Dementia Champion and deliver sessions to other businesses in Lymington and around the New Forest
2014 - Second Quarter Update
Embed the concept of Dementia Friendly within the organisation
To ensure a program is in place for awareness training for any future employees as part of staff training