Bluebird Care, Hook

We provide care to people in their own homes

Updated:
30 December 2014
Sectors:
Care
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?

We provide care to people in their own homes including those with Dementia thus promoting independent living and supporting carers in the process. Our staff are trained to level 2 (QCF) in dementia awareness.

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

General awareness of Dementia and its effects on the individual and their families. The public believe that if you have Dementia you must go into a residential /nursing home which is clearly not necessary.

2. Actions

  • Dementia Awareness raising for staff

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

    Status:
    Delivered
  • Dementia Services

    We provide home care services to people with Dementia promoting their independence and wellbeing. This could be through personal care, medication assistance, companionship, meal preparation and nutrition.

    Status:
    Being implemented
  • Appointment of Dementia Champions

    We will appoint 3 members of our staff to be Dementia Champions who will deliver Dementia awareness to customers, their families,friends and relatives. We will also seek to provide awareness training to other organisations in the community e.g. WI, Town Councils, Rotary etc..

    Status:
    Being implemented
  • Supply Signposting options to people with Dementia

    Signposting people to other care support services and charities in the local community

    Status:
    Being implemented
  • Offer venue free of Charge

    We have a training room available for meetings, events, activities and training for DFH.

    Status:
    Being implemented

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  • Dementia Services

    We provide home care services to people with Dementia promoting their independence and wellbeing. This could be through personal care, medication assistance, companionship, meal preparation and nutrition.

    Status:
    Being implemented