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Sainsbury's Kempshott

A high street supermarket

Updated:
19 April 2015
Sectors:
Retail
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?

Providing a safe place to shop for those with dementia and their carers, by training all our customer facing staff in the Dementia Friend Programme

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

Delivering a better understanding by working in conjunction with local community groups from the start.

Member website

www.sainsburys.co.uk

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

  • Encouraging staff to become a Be-friender within the community

    Providing staff with the opportunity to give back to their community through the company Local Hero scheme.

    Status:
    Being implemented
  • Dementia Friend Champions

    Seeking additional volunteers within our colleagues to attend Dementia Friend Champion courses

    Status:
    Investigating
  • Dementia Friend Champion – In the Community

    Investigating ways in which our Dementia Friends Champions can be released to provide training sessions to local businesses and community groups

    Status:
    Investigating