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Vision Homes – Loudwater Studio

Loudwater is a community arts and crafts studio situated in Ludlow. Part of the charity Vision Homes Association, Studio staff are confident to support people of all ages and abilities to get creative in many different ways. The Studio is set up with disabled access in mind and offers a whole range of different creative activities, groups and workshops to people of all abilities. Whether your a beginner or an artist looking for a place to work you'll find it all at Loudwater.

Updated:
12 March 2018
Location:
West Midlands
Sectors:
Arts, Care, Charity, Community organisations
Local Alliances:
Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin Dementia Action Alliance, Ludlow 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?

To work alongside local organisations to help raise awareness of Dementia within the local community and to help where we can by offering activities that everyone can relax and enjoy.

We will review the effectiveness of our outcomes annually through both feedback and looking back at the success of events over the past year to assess whether we’ve offered what people were expecting and wanted.

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

Funding will have to be sourced to make activities affordaable for all.

2. Actions

  • Staff and volunteers within the Studio to become Dementia Friends

    Organise an information session within the Studio for all staff and people from the local community who would like to attend.

    Status:
    Planning

    2016 - Second Quarter Update

    New member

  • To help raise awareness of Dementia in the wider community

    Promotion of the use of Twiddle Mitts and their benefits and encourage the community to get involved by knitting mitts to be supplied to local care homes, hospitals and individuals in need. 

    Status:
    Planning

    2016 - Second Quarter Update

    New member

  • Provide a venue for activities and services for those living with Dementia and their carers

    Talk to local organisations about how we can help and look towards setting up regular groups for people living with dementia and their carers to enable them to come to the Studio for creative therapy.

    Status:
    Planning

    2016 - Second Quarter Update

    New member