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Hythe and Waterside Dementia Friendly Group

We are a volunteer group committed to developing Hythe and the Waterside area as a Dementia Friendly community.

1 March 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 will endeavour to improve awareness and understanding of dementia in our locality. We will also offer information and local support that is available in the community.


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

We will organise sub-groups and coordinate volunteers to deliver this valuable work, also to publicise this work within our area.

2. Actions

  • Dementia Awareness raising for staff

     Ensure all staff attend a dementia awareness raising session

    Being implemented
  • Working Committee

    We have already formed a working committee

    Being implemented
  • Drop in Centre in the Library

    There will be a new monthly drop-in session at the library

    Being implemented
  • Making local organisations aware

    Making local organisations aware

  • Local publicity via area publication ‘The Herald’

     First articles printed end of September

    Being implemented

    2014 - Fourth Quarter Update

    New member