Leightons Opticians, Alton

We carry out eye examinations, supply optical appliances and provide audiology services.

5 August 2014
South East
Medical, Retail
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?

Helping people to improve their standard of living by improving sight and hearing which can give them greater independence.

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

In certain cases unfortunately patients cannot have help with vision or hearing due to other medical issues.

Staffing issues limit services we can provide.

2. Actions

  • Dementia awareness raising for staff.

    Ensure all customer facing staff, attend a dementia awareness raising session.


    2014 - Second Quarter Update

    New member

  • Offer dementia friendly services

    The Audiologist provides home visits adapting his service for people who require this, including some people with dementia and their carers.

  • Have greater understanding and embed this within the business

    We wish to be more aware of signs to look out for that may be indicative of people with dementia at an early stage.

    Being implemented