Hedge End Town Council

Hedge End Town Council is the largest Council outside the Eastleigh Borough Council with a population of nearly 25,000 people. It provides services to the community ranging from recreation and leisure activities to burial services. The Town Council serves the community and strives to provide the highest quality of service to the electorate at low cost to the public purse.

Updated:
6 October 2015
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?

Range of statutory obligations to all residents/parishioners including people living with dementia and providing appropriate awareness.

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

Range of statutory obligations to all residents/parishioners including people living with dementia and providing appropriate awareness.

Member website

www.hedgeend-tc.gov.uk

2. Actions

  • Dementia Awareness raising for staff

     Ensure all staff attend a dementia awareness raising session

    Status:
    Being implemented
  • Being a full participating member of the Hedge End Dementia Action Group

    A Hedge End Dementia Action Group has been established and its inaugural meeting will take place on 3 September 2015

    Status:
    Being implemented
  • Make improvements to the physical environment of Hedge End to make it more dementia friendly

    Improve community halls including the Town Council offices (2000 Centre) to ensure dementia friendly targets are met and implemented.

    Status:
    Investigating
  • Awareness of the local support groups and services to enable signposting of residents

     Dispense public awareness literature and raise awareness.

    Status:
    Being implemented
  • Challenge the stigma of dementia

     Build awareness of people living with dementia via monthly informative sessions

    Status:
    Planning
  • Town Clerk to become a Dementia Champion

      Town Clerk to attend a Dementia Champion Training Day

    Status:
    Being implemented

    2015 - Third Quarter Update

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