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St George's Church Beckenham

St. George’s Church is the parish church in Beckenham part of the Church of England. It belongs to the Deanery of Beckenham which is part of the Diocese of Rochester.

Updated:
4 June 2016
Local Alliances:
Bromley 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?

Improve awareness and understanding of dementia Provide support for those living with dementia and their carers Help ensure that those with dementia are recognised as active citizens with the potential to live well in the community

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

The stigma that still surrounds dementia means that some people are still afraid of the whole subject and uncertain how to relate to those with dementia

2. Actions

  • Providing pastoral support

    The ministry team will monitor the needs of members of the congregation living with dementia and of those who are carers.  The ministry team will encourage the congregation to offer appropriate support to those living with dementia and their carers.

    Status:

    2016 - Second Quarter Update

    New member

  • Providing a dementia friendly environment within the church building and dementia friendly worship

    We will use the dementia friendly churches’ guidelines to make the building as dementia friendly as possible and ensure that our worship is as dementia friendly as possible 

    Status:
    Delivery

    2016 - Second Quarter Update

    New member

  • Provide dementia awareness training for members of the congregation and any of the general public who wish to attend

    Regular dementia awareness training

    Status:
    Delivery

    2016 - Second Quarter Update

    New member