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Cooper Lingard Solicitors

We are a Firm of Solicitors in Leigh on Sea where we have been situated since 1984, offering most areas of Law (except Crime and Immigration). We have been in existence sine 1922 and enjoy a varied clientele of all ages and of all status/wealth positions. We pride ourselves in good service and a recognised and respected place in the local Community and beyond. We offer disabled facilities and maintain good links with local Heath and Welfare Agencies as well as Commercial and Private Client Agencies. Our offices are of high status and with easy access and parking availability in what is a busy shopping area. We take pride in the services that we provide to our client’s and the Charites and Organisations that we support, further details can be found on our website.

Updated:
29 April 2016
Location:
East of England
Sectors:
Legal
Local Alliances:
Southend, Castle Point and Rochford District 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?

All staff to be dementia friendly and fully trained.

We offer home visits, sometimes out of office hours.

We offer a designated Lawyer to advise and ensure continuity and familiarity.

Individual client needs are recognised in terms of time required by each client and we aim to acknowledge the level of understanding with each client.

We support and interact with the local community and other SDAA members.

We offer financial and personal support to Southend Hospital Dementia Appeal and will continue to do so.

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

Keeping all staff up to date with latest Dementia practices and developments.

Consideration of environmental changes eg when considering redecoration of office spaces to maintain a calming and relaxed atmosphere.

Maintain quiet areas and spaces for use when required.

Member website

www.cooperlingard.co.uk

2. Actions

  • Interaction with Community.

    Interaction with, and support for, SDAA and other Members,  Joining Community events. Fundraising, supporting and contributing to events.

    Status:
    Being implemented

    2016 - Second Quarter Update

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  • All staff to become Dementia Friends.

    Information sessions and updates to be provided and arranged with Dementia Friends Champion

    Status:
    Planning

    2016 - Second Quarter Update

    new member

  • Ensure that office premises continues to maintain Dementia friendly principles.

    Use of and by reference to the Dementia Friendly Physical Environments Checklist.

    Status:
    Planning

    2016 - Second Quarter Update

    new member