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Ringwood Health and Leisure

Local very busy council funded leisure centre adjacent to large secondary school

13 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?

We are an inclusive organisation.  As a local leisure centre we provide the opportunity for physical activity for everyone including those living with dementia and their carers.

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


Staffing and training so as to be able to understand and support our clients sensitively

2. Actions

  • Dementia Awareness raising for staff

     Ensure all customer facing staff are dementia aware

  • Planning for future in-house training and development

     In-house Dementia Champion

  • Changing rooms & toilets

    Provide accessible and family changing rooms / facilities

  • Environment / Inclusive for all

    Provide quieter pool sessions with assistance for people living with dementia and their carers


    2015 - Fourth Quarter Update

    New member