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Winchester Go LD

Winchester Go LD supports adults with learning disabilities and their families with information, signposting, training and social activities

Updated:
26 January 2016
Sectors:
Care, Voluntary
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?

Through supporting adults with a learning disability and enabling them to understand what dementia is and to recognise some of the signs and generally raise awareness about dementia

 

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

Making it clear and understandable to people with learning disabilities

Member website

winchestergold.org.uk

2. Actions

  • Dementia Awareness raising for staff and members

    Ensure all staff and members attend a dementia awareness raising session 

    Status:
    Being implemented, Delivered
  • Recognising signs

    Talking to members about recognising signs of dementia to make them more aware, this could be raised at our regular lunch clubs

    Status:
    Planning
  • Involve people with dementia

    Ensure any people with learning disabilities who have dementia are included in the organisation’s activities wherever possible

    Status:
    Being implemented
  • Dementia Friendly Environment

    Review premises to look at ways the environment could be more dementia friendly and make changes where appropriate/possible e.g. signage/lighting

    Status:
    Investigating

    2015 - First Quarter Update

    New memeber