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Emmanuel Church & Centre

The Emmanuel Centre provider a home for a number of community organisations offering a wide range of activities for the local community to get involved in including; GKR karate, youth club and activities, St john's Ambulance, after school club, stay and play, home from home, asylum seeker’s and refugee’s club and much more. The Emmanuel Centre is managed by the Emmanuel Centre Management company LTD whose members and directors are drawn from both the church and local community

17 December 2015
North West
Faith Groups
Local Alliances:
Salford 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?

Providing a dementia friendly customer service and environment to encourage people living with dementia to visit our premises and feel comfortable here. This will improve their confidence and well-being and help reduce the stigma which still exists around the condition

Action point 1 Improve staff awareness

Description: encourage all customer facing staff to complete the on-line Dementia Friends registration and/or attend local Dementia Friends/Customer Awareness Sessions and provide access to the booklet ‘How to help people with dementia – a guide to customer facing staff’

Action point 2 Make the environment more dementia friendly where possible

Description: review the customer environment using a checklist provided and make any immediate changes we can now, noting those we can make at the next refurbishment

Action point 3 Support the Dementia friendly Communities campaign in the area

Description: join the local DAA and display the Dementia Friendly Communities logo publically , informing customers why this is important

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

Our Challenges

Lack of understanding amongst our staff and current customers about the challenges experienced by people living with dementia ( and their carers) and what we can do to make life better for everyone

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