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Cottingley Cornerstone

Cottingley Cornerstone Community Centre exists to provide a service to the whole of the Cottingley Community. We provide community led activities, a relaxing and friendly environment for a warm meal and refreshments in our cafe. Office space and facilities for organisations to use.

Updated:
15 June 2015
Location:
Yorkshire and Humber
Sectors:
Voluntary Sector
Local Alliances:
Bradford 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?

Improve Staff/Volunteers awareness of Dementia and enable them to offer help and support to people with Dementia and their carers.

Ensure that Cottingley Cornerstone Centre is open to all and that Staff/Volunteers offer a safe and friendly environment for people living with Dementia or Carers supporting family/friends with Dementia.

Ensure that the building is Dementia Friendly, appropriate signage and accessible

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

Ensuring that Staff/Volunteers have time to attend training

Ensuring that new staff/volunteers are provided with the opportunity to become Dementia Friends

2. Actions

  • Improving understanding of living and caring for people with dementia.

    Ensure that all staff and volunteers complete a Dementia Friends session.

    Status:
    Completed
  • Dementia Friendly Environment.

    Ensure that appropriate signage is in place to support people with Dementia and service users in general  

    Status:
    Completed
  • Make dementia part of initial induction.

    Dementia Friend training is now part of our staff/volunteer induction plan

    Status:
    Completed