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Community 360

Community 360 is the Council for Voluntary Service for the Braintree District. The organisation supports local voluntary action in the District and also operates a volunteer centre

24 April 2019
East of England
Local Alliances:
Braintree District Dementia Action Alliance , Colchester 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?

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

Translating aims into action

Member website


2. Actions

  • Join the Dementia Action Alliance

    BDVSA has joined the Alliance and is establishing links to organisations working in the field of dementia in the Braintree District.

  • Promote and take part in Dementia Awareness Week

    BDVSA has promoted the week in its e-bulletin issued on 10 May.  The support services provided by local voluntary organisations in the Braintree area also featured in the bulletin. 

    Our forthcoming newsletter to be issued in late May features an article by Essex Dementia Care highlighting the services its provides in Esssex

    Being implemented
  • Promote the Dementia Friends Initiative

    BDVSA staff have undertaken training in the dementia friends initiative. BDVSA will promote the initiative to its membership through the newsletter which will be issued around the time of the dementia awareness week.