THE D@RT COMMUNITY ARTS CENTRE

The d@rt centre is a community venue for all ages who wish to engage with performing and visual arts. With the emphasis on arts, crafts and music, we have a fair trade café where we hold our regular community groups including our book club, knit and natter, wave film society and our elders groups.

Updated:
15 September 2015
Sectors:
Arts, Hospitality, Recreation, Communication
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?

To enable people living with dementia to continue to participating in community events.

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

The Ability to change facilities to improve the environment.

Member website

www.thedart.co.uk

2. Actions

  • Dementia Awareness raising for staff

    Ensure all staff attend a dementia awareness raising session

    Status:
    Delivered
  • Review environment of premises

    identify possible issues for people living with dementia. Make changes which are feasible and ensure staff awareness of those which are not so they are able to help visitors within the premises.

    Status:
    Investigating
  • Host a dementia info point.

    Provide information to people with dementia about local services.

    Status:
    Being implemented
  • HOSTING DEMENTIA SUPPORT GROUPS

    Provide a venue for a local support group if there is a need

    Status:
    Investigating, Planning

    2015 - Third Quarter Update

    New member

  • PROVIDE A VENUE FOR PUBLIC DEMENTIA FRIENDS SESSIONS

    HOST FRIENDS SESSION TO INCREASE AWARENESS OF THE LOCAL COMMUNITY

    Status:
    Planning, Investigating