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St Lukes Church, Hedge End

St Luke's Church is situated in the Parish of Hedge End, part of the Deanery of Eastleigh in the Diocese of Winchester. We are a modern Bible and Christ- centred Anglican church predominantly serving the Grange Park and Dowd's Farm areas of Hedge End.

26 May 2016
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?

Being aware of the issues that people with dementia and their carers face.  To provide support and understanding when someone with dementia or their carer enters the church building.

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

Financial and administrative, requiring the approval from the Dioceses.


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2. Actions

  • Dementia Awareness raising for church members

    Half of the PCC  members plus others church members have attended a Dementia Awareness raising session.

  • Review premises and how the church could support work with Dementia Friendly Hampshire.

    For PCC to investigate the feasibility of hosting a dementia café in the coffee lounge once refurbishment has been completed.  
  • Review signs within the church

    For PCC to investigate if signs within the church, to direct congregation to toilets, coffee lounge etc are clear for all using the building, especially those with a dementia.  

  • To increase awareness of Dementia within the church.

    For key members of the church i.e welcoming group, to attend the Dementia Awareness raising session and therefore be aware of issues that may affect people attend the church with a dementia. 


    2015 - Third Quarter Update

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