Parkhaven Trust

Parkhaven Trust is a registered charity providing nursing and care services to older people and people with dementia.

Updated:
30 November 2017
Location:
North West
Sectors:
Care, Health
Local Alliances:
Sefton DAA

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 provide choice and whole person care to service users who use our services.

To support families to be an integral part of the team.

To support the achievement of a good quality of life.

To provide a range of activities to meet individual needs.

To participate in local initiatives to improve services.

To support the development of a local dementia friendly community.

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

The willing involvement of families.

Resources to enhance the quality of care and support.

The willingness of the locality to become dementia friendly.

Member website

www.parkhaven.org.uk

2. Actions

  • To become a Dementia Friendly organisation

    Parkhaven Trust has registered with the Alzheimers Society to become a dementia friendly organisation.During 2015 we introduced a video for staff to view as part of the Trust Induction Programme.All staff are encouraged to become a Dementia Friend.

    We will promote this action on the Trust website, on twitter and in the local press. 

    Status:
    Delivered
  • Best practice in dementia care

     

    We are  delivering  a training programme for staff which is accredditaed by the University of Sterling. The Best Practice in Dementia Care programme is for groups of 6 staff and examines current practice, best practice and action  planning to improve the caree delivered to peole with dementia.

    Status:
    Being implemented

    2016 - First Quarter Update

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  • Promoting dementia related activities and the work of Alliance

    We will promote our actions on the Trust website, on twitter and in the local press; and help to further raise the profile of the Sefton Alliance. 

    Status:
    Being implemented

    2016 - First Quarter Update

    Sefton DAA was launched in May 2016 . To date there are over 30 members with more joining each week. our challenge is to involve people and their carers in the work of the DAA and to ensure that we communicate all of the work that is being developed.
  • Staff to be Dementia Friends

    All staff will be enabled to attend dementia friends awareness sessions so that they can all become become Dementia Friends.

    Status:
    Completed

    2016 - First Quarter Update

    We are achieiving this objective by including this in induction and mandatory training.