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Community Concern Erewash

We are a registered Charity and a Social Care service provider based in Cotmanhay, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, carrying out services for the residents of Erewash. The services we offer include Gardening, Decorating, Dementia Friendly Homes, Handyman, Befriending Scheme, Activity Groups, Training Sessions, Luncheon Clubs, Friendship club and our Bright Street Laundry Project. We recruit and support people to undertake training and volunteering opportunities to enhance their confidence, skills and qualifications and to improve their quality of life.

Updated:
11 May 2016
Location:
East Midlands
Sectors:
Care, Charity, Health, Social Care, Voluntary, Voluntary Sector
Local Alliances:
Erewash 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 support people to remain living independently in their own homes for longer.  The services that we offer also helps to alleviate stress / pressure on carers and those with dementia.

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

Ensuring that referral organisations (including HCPs) are aware of how dementa affects people and how our services can support those with dementia and their carers.

2. Actions

  • Increasing Understanding of the Impacts of Dementia

    We will meet with referral organsations to explain how dementia affects people and how our services can alleviate these impacts for those with dementia and their carers.

    Status:
    Being implemented

    2016 - Second Quarter Update

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  • To support the community with raising awareness of dementia

    Attend local Dementia Action Alliance steering group to help with raising awareness.

    Status:
    Delivery

    2016 - Second Quarter Update

    New Member

  • To ensure that staff receive appropriate training

    All staff to receive dementia awareness training.

    Status:
    Delivery

    2016 - Second Quarter Update

    New Member