Mencap, Andover and District

We enable people with learning disabilities to have choice and control in order to live independent and fulfilling lives.

Updated:
21 May 2015
Sectors:
Care, Voluntary Sector, Membership Organisations
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 supportive and Dementia friendly environment
  • Raising awareness to our staff and the wider community 
  • Providing services designed to meet an individual’s needs   

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

Raising awareness and cultural change around dementia care,   Embedding new Polices and legislation regarding Dementia.  

Member website

www.andovermencap.org

2. Actions

  • Dementia Awareness raising for staff

    Ensure that all ADM staff are dementia aware

    Status:
    Being implemented

    2014 - Fourth Quarter Update

    New member

  • Providing accredited Training to staff and the wider community

    We are committed to deliver a training programme that is fit for purpose, to ensure that ADM staff are appropriately skilled to support individuals with Dementia.

    Status:
    Being implemented
  • Working together with external agencies

    To ensure we play our part in providing a dementia friendly environment to meet the needs of our service users, and to continue to develop and improve our service for individuals with dementia.           

    Status:
    Planning