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Holton Lee- Livability

We are a wellbeing discovery centre, participants can get involved in horticulture, conservation, maintenance and rural crafts in the tranquil setting of our gardens and unspoiled nature reserve.

25 July 2016
Recreation, Community organisations
Local Alliances:
Wareham. Dementia Friendly Purbeck, A Dementia Friendly Community

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 ensure that anyone visiting Holton Lee with dementia has a positive experience.  We will link with our local Dorset Dementia Action Alliance

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

      How would you want to review the effectiveness of these actions?

We will regularly review these actions and provide training for staff.

Member website


2. Actions

  • Flourish Project

    Engage people with dementia in our Flourish Project, enabling them to participate in Green Care and benefit from the therapeutic benefits of horticulture and nature, along with physical activity and opportunities to socialise, in a safe environment. 


    2016 - Second Quarter Update

    New Member

  • Cognitive Stimulation Therapy

    Incorporate Cognitive Stimulation Therapy strategies in our dementia groups, maintaining function and language skills.

  • Match abilities with activities

    By matching abilities with activities we aim to provide a positive experience for those with dementia.