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Felixstowe Forward

Felixstowe Forward is a place based initiative which is working with a wide range of partners to tackle challenges and to bring in improvements to make felixstowe an even better place to live, work and visit

Updated:
15 October 2018
Location:
East of England
Sectors:
Businesses and shops, Charity, Children Young People and Students, Faith Groups, Hospitality, Local Authorities, Membership Organisations, Retail, Voluntary, Voluntary Sector
Local Alliances:
Felixstowe 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?

Felixstowe Forward will support the local Dementia Action Alliance group to achieve its aim to make Felixstowe a dementia friendly town.  We wilI support the publicity and promotion of the awareness campaigns and work with the businesses in the town to help raise awareness.  in turn this will help ensure people living with dementia in Felixstowe are a valued part of the communityy.

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

Time and work commitments.

Currently there are no commitment within the existing town improvement plan to support the initiative

2. Actions

  • Town Traders Awareness

    Work with the two local business associations and encourage awareness and involvement by finding a town centre champion.

    Meeting with M&S and Barclays. Both encouraged to submit action plans. 

    Status:
    Being implemented

    2016 - Second Quarter Update

    New member

  • Town Improvement Plan

    Ensure a commitment to the DAA by Felixstowe Forward and the three sponsoring authorities is included in year two of the town improvement plan

    Status:
    Delivered

    2016 - Second Quarter Update

    New member ,

    Attended local meeting and agreed action

  • Join the Felixstowe DAA

    Join the Felixstowe DAA , attend local dementia alliance meetings and support outcomes

    Status:
    Completed

    2016 - Second Quarter Update

    New member