Fusion Lifestyle

Leisure operator for Braintree district council leisure centres and Southend on Sea Borough Council leisure centres

28 April 2016
East of England
Health, Recreation
Local Alliances:
Southend, Castle Point and Rochford District Dementia Action Alliance , Braintree District 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 provide a more inclusive service for those living with dementia and their carers by giving staff the knowledge to be able to understand dementia better. We can ensure our staff in all aspects of the business are trained to deliver first class service to those living with Dementia and accommodate their needs. We are happy to say that we have implemented Dementia Friends awareness raising on to our E learning portal. 

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

Gaining staff understanding of the importance of the awareness training.

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2. Actions

  • To co-ordinate Dementia Friends Sessions for Staff (at least 3 members of staff per site)

    We would like to offer a series of dementia friends training sessions on site to staff during their shifts to try and engage as many people as possible


    2016 - Second Quarter Update

    new member

  • To make Dementia Friends (DF) online awareness sessions mandatory for Fusion Staff

    To embed DF online videos/awareness sessions onto Fusion E-Learning portal

     Set a deadline for staff to complete the online DF awareness session 

    Being implemented

    2016 - Second Quarter Update

    new member