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22 February 2016
Local Alliances:
East Riding Dementia Action Alliance, Yorkshire & Humber 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?

By raising awareness and understanding of dementia through promotion of the Dementia Action Alliance and other dementia services and events through HU12 Online and its associated social media outlets.

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

Time constraints.

Member website


2. Actions

  • Awareness Raising

    Where possible we will raise our own dementia awareness, as well as the awareness of others, by attending a Dementia Friends session, promoting Dementia Friends sessions and Alzheimer’s Society information. We will make links available on the HU12 Online website so that visitors can easily access quality information about Dementia.

    We will look at the Scie dementia e learning modules at http://www.scie.org.uk/publications/elearning/dementia/index.asp

  • Promotion of the Dementia Action Alliance

    We will include press releases, event information and adverts as further promotion when appropriate.

    We will encourage other local businesses in the area to join the East Riding Dementia Action Alliance.

  • Use of Dementia Friendly Language

    In our articles we will try to refer to ‘people living with dementia’, rather than ‘dementia sufferers’ and use positive language where appropriate.

    We will view the Language of Dementia Part 1 &2 Powerpoint available at http://www.dementiaaction.org.uk/resources/regional_resources