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Cornmill Shopping Centre

Located in the heart of the town centre are 40 fabulous stores, many of which are high street favourites. So, whether you want to visit the likes of Primark, Next, or Superdrug or else discover a charming local boutique, Cornmill Shopping Centre Darlington is where you need to be.

2 June 2016
North East
Local Alliances:
Darlington Dementia Action Alliance, North East Dementia 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?

Ensure staff are all Dementia Friends trained and roll out to all shops in the Cornmill centre.

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

Buy in for training from all retailers.

Member website


2. Actions

  • Dementia Friends

    What we are going to do: Make all staff Dementia Friends


  • Dementia Awareness

    We will ensure that we use the knowledge we have gained from Dementia Friends when thinking about our organisation and any changes we make going forward. It will also help us in terms of customer assistance if we have any visitors portraying the signs and symptoms of the disease. 

  • Environment

    We will use the 'Dementia Friendly Environmental Checklist' to have a look at the shopping centre and see where we can changes to ensure it is more accessible and friendly for all. 

    Initial Scoping