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Busy Bee

Busy Bee provides a safe, confidential, practical service to help people maintain their independence. By doing the jobs people may not have the confidence, time, knowledge or perhaps physical ability to do, making life a little easier. A local lass with more than 10 years’ experience as a home carer. Insured as both a personal carer and dog walker. Fully police checked, references available and holds an NVQ Level II in Care. Services We Offer: • Dog Walking/Pet Care • Pension Collection • Light domestic duties • Shopping • Light gardening • Personal Care • Assistance with Bathing/Showering • Companionship • Collecting prescriptions • Typing/Word Processing • Help to access the community • Preparing/assisting with meals • Setting up a new PC/iPad/phone/TV • Changing Light bulbs/Smoke Alarm Batteries • Assisting with form filling, correspondence and shredding sensitive information • Help with medication • Small Painting jobs • And many more…

Updated:
21 October 2015
Sectors:
Care
Local Alliances:
East Riding Dementia Action Alliance, Yorkshire & Humber 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?

Busy Bee helps to meet delivering better outcomes for people with dementia and their carers by proving an honest and reliable services that helps people with dementia to feel more involved and connected through companionship and a wide variety of services. We already have some dementia knowledge, but are would like to increase this further.

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

As with most organisations, our biggest challenge is access to dementia resources through time and budget constraints.

Member website

www.busybeecare.com

2. Actions

  • Increase our Dementia Awareness

    We have already attended a Dementia Friends information session and read books about dementia. However, we would like to further increase our dementia awareness by undertaking the Scie Open Dementia e-learning Programme and, subject to availability, attending the Alzheimer’s Society Carers Information and Support Programme (CrISP) course.

    Status:
    Implementation, Planning
  • Spread ‘dementia awareness’ to others

    We will encourage other businesses and services in the Market Weighton are to join the Dementia Action Alliance to become more dementia aware. For example, we think that Tesco in Market Weighton provide a good service to customers with dementia and we could arrange for a Dementia Friends information session to be held for Tesco staff.

    We will follow the Dementia Action Alliance (DAA) on social media, and will attend networking DAA events where possible.

    Status:
    Planning
  • Signpost people with dementia and their carers to dementia services in the area

    We will let our customers with dementia and their carers know about other services available to them, such as the Alzheimer’s Society memory cafés and CrISP carers courses.

    Status:
    Planning