BWD AgeWell Partnership
We lead on HWB for older adults in Blackburn with Darwen, bringing together partners who plan and deliver health and social care services and engaging with the public on their behalf.
- 7 March 2018
- North West
- Care, Clinical Commissioning Group, Communication, Faith Groups, Health, Hospitals and Hospital Trusts, Housing Sector, Local Authorities, Medical, Membership Organisations, Telecare, Voluntary Sector, Transport Sector, Emergency Services Sector, Education Sector, Commissioners Sector
- Local Alliances:
- Blackburn with Darwen 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?
act as host to the dementia strategy coordinator assist in the planning of the dementia action alliance launch
promoting awareness of dementia to partners and the public signpost people to services supporting dementia awareness events and road shows
2. What are the challenges to delivering these outcomes from the perspective of your organisation?
engaging with the wider community including a significant BME population which may highlight several barriers such as language and cultural issues. Time and resources such as staffing and funding