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
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