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Brendoncare - Winchester

We provide care for older people with dignity and respect, providing care for life in Care Centres and tackling social isolation through friendship and wellbeing Clubs

Updated:
3 February 2015
Sectors:
Care, Health, Recreation
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?

Through their regular team meetings covering both our Care Centres and Clubs, we will promote the Dementia Friends programme to our volunteers across the charity.

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

The challenge of this approach is that it is restricted to volunteers attending the meetings. A strategy will be drawn up to reach as many of those non-attending individuals as possible.

2. Actions

  • Dementia Awareness raising for volunteers

    Ensure all volunteers attend a dementia awareness raising session and expand this to include staff and trustees.

    Status:
    Planning
  • Develop the capacity for in-house Awareness raising

    Develop a team of Dementia Champions across Care Centres and Clubs Localities.

    Status:
    Investigating
  • Expand Dementia Awareness raising to others within the charity

    Make Dementia Friends training available to appropriate residents, club members and their relatives as well as families and friends of staff.

    Status:
    Investigating
  • Broaden the scope of Dementia Awareness raising

    Offer Dementia Awareness raising to community in which Care Centre of Club is located.

    Status:
    Investigating
  • To hold Club meetings within Dementia Friendly venues

    To work towards suitable dementia friendly environments for meetings, i.e. suitable wc facilities, notices etc.

    Status:
    Investigating

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