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Parkhaven Trust

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

19 September 2019
North West
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 the people that use our services.

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

To use technology to improve the care and support that we provide.

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


2. Actions

  • 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.

    Being implemented

    2016 - First Quarter Update

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  • 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 and we have over 200 staff registered. We are proud to be part of the 3 million friends!

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

  • 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. 

    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.


    2016 - First Quarter Update

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