At Waymayka we design and supply new innovative products to promote dignity and safeguarding in the care sector, regardless of age or Gender.
- 6 January 2017
- East of England
- Businesses and shops, Care, Social Care, Education Sector, Retail
- Local Alliances:
- Luton 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?
At Waymayka we strive to maintain Dignity by providing dignified solutions! We believe in helping vulnerable people to feel like they are valued, and we provide support to safeguard individuals Dignity.
Our product promotes awarenss to carers to re-enforce a holistic approache to maintaining a service user's dignity, when providing moving and handling when using the hoist method for support.
We want to enforce our passion of preserving dignity so care professionals can understand that small changes can make a big difference in someones life, we are also aiming for our product to become mandatory within the care industry.
2. What are the challenges to delivering these outcomes from the perspective of your organisation?
Raising awareness of our products .
Reaching out to those most socially isolated.
We aim to ensure that all staff become Dementia Champions and Dementia Friends
All staff within Waymayka are dementia and dignity champions, we aim to provide training and awarenss for all new staff.
- Being implemented
We will ensure that all staff are to particiapte within refresher training as part of the mandatory CPD.
We aim to ensure all staff participate in updated training yearly to keep up to date with local and national dementia training and lastest research data.
Develop Quality products and Information to Support Service Users.
We will continue to develop, enhance and evaluate our products, to support individuals with a diagnosis of dementia.