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Waterfront and Solent Surgery

GP Practice

25 August 2016
Local Alliances:
Hampshire 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?

To fully understand challenges faced by those with dementia and their carers and be able to respond to their needs by providing a welcoming environment and staff who are able to assist.

To improve the way we care for those affected by dementia.


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

Availability of staff for training, ability to change our building.


2. Actions

  • Dementia Awareness raising for staff

    Staff who are skilled and have time to care - Ensure all staff, attend a dementia awareness raising session following the ISPACE Programme.


    Being implemented
  • Dementia Lead

    Identify one or two Dementia Champions in the practice

  • Early identification

    Ensure Assessment and early identification of dementia


    Being implemented
  • Person centred care plans

    Care plans which are person centred

  • Environments that are dementia friendly

    Review our environment to understand the challenges it may present to someone living with dementia.

  • Partnership working

    Work with carers, family and friends

    Being implemented