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Kate Meads Associates

Kate Meads Associates is an Occupational Therapy Consultancy providing occupational therapy services across the UK in a variety of clinical, private, corporate and public sectors. Occupational Therapists help people with physical, mental or developmental conditions to develop, regain and maintain their daily living and work skills. We work in many areas of physical, mental and developmental health using evidence based practices to establish and implement realistic, achievable and sustainable goals ensuring that a positive outcome is reached. Individuals are referred to us through various means such as self-referrals, insurance companies, local health services, large and small corporate companies, education authorities, schools, GPs, charities and voluntary agencies, residential and nursing homes.

21 May 2015
Health, Care, Communication
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?

Our Occupational Therapists work alongside people with dementia and their carers in order to assist them to maximise their cognitive and functional ability in order to achieve the best quality of life available to them.

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

The availability of adequate funding to allow us to offer meaningful interventions to persons with Dementia and their carers.

2. Actions

  • Dementia Awareness raising for staff

    Ensure all customer facing staff are dementia aware – including office staff, support staff and practitioners.

    Being implemented

    2014 - Fourth Quarter Update

    New member

  • Building Dementia training into induction package for all staff

    Ensuring that all induction packages include relevant information/training in regards to Dementia awareness

    Being implemented
  • Access to information

    To ensure that literature/published information is accessible and appropriate for people with dementia.

  • KMA Dementia Ambassador

    Appointing a Dementia Ambassador within Kate Meads Associates