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Alton Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI)

ACCI exists to support and promote business and organisations in the local area. We give businesses a voice in the local community. Part of our role is to promote Alton and the local area, encouraging tourism, business and investment

14 August 2015
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?

As a Chamber supporting local business / retail outlets, we are in a position to promote this initiative and provide ongoing support. 

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


There are no obvious challenges as we are able to complete these activities as part of our role in the community (Alton, Hampshire).

2. Actions

  • Dementia awareness raising for staff.

    Ensure all ACCI committee members, attend a dementia awareness raising session


    2014 - Second Quarter Update

    New member

  • Dementia Friendly Environment

    Support / encourage local retailers to look at ways the town could be more dementia friendly

    Being implemented
  • Appoint a Hampshire Dementia Ambassador


    Nominate an ACCI committee member to become a Dementia Ambassador

  • Fundraising

    Organise fundraising events which help people with dementia

    Being implemented
  • Promotion and access to hard to reach groups.


    Use contacts of ACCI to promote dementia awareness and dementia friendly activity

    Being implemented