Basingstoke Sports Trust

Basingstoke Sports Centre is set in an accessible town centre location at the Festival Place shopping centre. Easy access and parking makes us an ideal choice when looking for a sport and leisure facility in and around Basingstoke in Hampshire. In addition to our swimming pools, squash courts, 186-station gyms and sports hall we have three fitness studios, a pedal studio and a multi-purpose activity room. Between them, we hold a wide range of fitness classes. With around 100 classes taking place each week, our class programme has something that is suitable for the young and old and all levels of ability.

Updated:
24 March 2015
Sectors:
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?

We are committed to helping people stay active and healthy. Our aim is to provide opportunities for all sections of the community to participate in and benefit from regular physical activity.

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

To review the current building which is 45 years old, ensuring the layout and signage is appropriate.

Ensuring customer facing staff through the organisation receive the relevant training

2. Actions

  • Dementia Awareness raising for staff

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

    Status:
    Being implemented

    2014 - Fourth Quarter Update

    New member

  • Dementia Champion

    Identify and train at least one Dementia Champion who will deliver ongoing awareness training to staff.

    Status:
    Planning