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Winchester Baptist Church


19 January 2016
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 aim to equip all our volunteers to work sensitively and appropriately with seniors with dementia who attend the programme of events we run so that each person can benefit fully from all we aim to provide.

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

Keeping our volunteers up to date with the needs and requirements of attendees, being able to adapt to and assess the needs of each individual.

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2. Actions

  • Dementia Awareness raising for staff

    Ensure all staff team, leaders teams and church members attend a dementia awareness raising session

  • Dementia Friendly Environment

    Review premises to look at ways the building can be more dementia friendly.

    This to be done in conjunction with Age Uk who use the premises regularly.

    Being implemented
  • Keep the profile of dementia prominent within the whole church

    Run regular awareness sessions with all age group. Look for opportunities to address dementia issues.

    Being implemented
  • Appoint a dementia champion

    An individual has already been assigned to this position


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