Age Concern, Romsey and District

Maintains the centre for older people at our Linden Road Hall, Romsey, for the provision of information and advice, social interaction and welfare facilities including a Help in the Home Service and Gardening Service for those in the Romsey and District area.

Updated:
6 August 2015
Sectors:
Care, Communication, Health, Hospitality, Recreation, 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?

To fully understand challenges faced by those with dementia and be able to respond to their needs by providing a welcoming environment and staff who are able to assist

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

Correct knowledge and training of staff and volunteers.

2. Actions

  • Dementia Awareness raising

    Ensure all staff, attend a dementia awareness raising session

    Status:
    Investigating
  • Dementia Friendly premises

    Review premises to look at ways the environment could be more dementia friendly and make changes where appropriate/possible

    Status:
    Investigating
  • Embed the concept of ‘Dementia Friendly’ within the business

    Review business operations manuals and guidance to ensure dementia
    awareness is included

    Status:
    Investigating

    2014 - First Quarter Update

    New member

  • Dementia Awareness raising

    Ensure all staff, attend a dementia awareness raising session

    Status:
    Investigating