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Rotherham Pensioners Action Group

Rotherham Pensioners Action Group Group aims To look after the well being of the older generation, to campaign on issues which affect older people. Group activities We meet every 4th Tuesday each month at MY PLACE at the bottom of St Anne’s Road, Rotherham. 10.15am – 12.15pm. We have speakers on various subjects of interest and discuss matters which affect people over 55. We also have delegates who attend the National Pensioners Parliament held annually in Blackpool.

Updated:
23 August 2015
Location:
Yorkshire and Humber
Local Alliances:
Rotherham Dementia Action Alliance, Yorkshire & Humber 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?

To help raise awareness about dementia in any way we are able and to gain awareness about any support services available for people for dementia and their carers and cascade this information.

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

Keeping dementia on the groups agenda and looking for further opportunities to reduce the stigma attached to dementia.

 

2. Actions

  • Dementia Awareness

    For the group to access a Dementia Awareness session which includes the group becoming Dementia Friends - The Session to include information about local support services

    Status:
    Planning
  • Signposting

    Cascade the information about services whenever possible to relevant individuals and organisations

    Status:
    Planning
  • Promotion of Rotherham Dementia Action Alliance

    Promote Rotherham Dementia Action Alliance amongst as many other organisation’s as possible – promoting to concept of the alliance  

    Status:
    Planning