Dementia Friendly - Liss

Dementia Friendly Liss is a volunteer action group raising awareness of dementia in the community and thereby trying to improve the quality of life of local people with dementia and their carers.

Updated:
30 December 2014
Sectors:
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?

By raising awareness and encouraging community involvement we wish to promote better understanding and more support locally for people with dementia and their carers.

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

Time and volunteer numbers

2. Actions

  • Dementia Awareness

    Ensure all volunteers attend a dementia awareness raising session

    Status:
    Delivered
  • Spread Awareness of dementia throughout the community

    Provide awareness sessions in Liss and the surrounding villages and towns (incl; Greatham, Liss Forest, Rake, Rogate, Steep, Hawkley, Bordon, Whitehill and Petersfield).

    Status:
    Being implemented
  • Hampshire Dementia Action Alliance members

    To join the Hampshire Dementia Action Alliance and encourage other organisations and businesses to become members.

    Status:
    Being implemented
  • To launch Liss as a Dementia Friendly Village

    To sign up enough businesses and organisations within Liss to officially launch it as ‘dementia friendly’

    Status:
    Planning

    2014 - Third Quarter Update

    New Member