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Essex Police (Southend)

Serving and protecting the public

Updated:
8 December 2016
Location:
East of England
Sectors:
Emergency Services Sector
Local Alliances:
Southend, Castle Point and Rochford District 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?

1. Make frontline officers aware – Dementia Friends meetings.

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

1. Funding

2. Time to promote and sign up Dementia friends at stations

3. Extend training

4. Engaging with hard to reach communities with vulnerabilities

2. Actions

  • Training front line staff

    To train all frontline police workers as dementia friends

    Status:
    Completed

    2015 - First Quarter Update

    The local neighbourhood policing team at Southend Police Station have had Dementia Friends training

  • Training front line staff

    To train all frontline police workers as dementia friends

    Status:
    Uncompleted

    2015 - First Quarter Update

    New Member

  • Attend and / or represent Essex Police at Southend Dementia Action Alliance Steering group Meetings

    To keep updated with the work of the SDAA to help support Southend on Sea to become Dementia Friendly 

    Status:
    Implementation

    2015 - First Quarter Update

    New Member

  • Promotion of the benefits and necessity of a Dementia Friendly Community and Dementia Friends to Senior Officers / superiors

    Will try to promote the benefits of a dementia friendly community to senior officers . funders  and explain the role of the Southend Dementia  Action Alliance. Promote the concept of dementia friendly communities that will hope to bring benefits to the workload of Essex Police in Southend

    Status:
    Planning

    2015 - First Quarter Update

    New Member