NEW MILTON TOWN COUNCIL
- 30 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?
Ensuring that all staff are dementia aware so that they are able to deal with people with dementia and their carers across the range of our public duties
2. What are the challenges to delivering these outcomes from the perspective of your organisation?
Being able to sensitively deal with those with dementia to ensure that their needs are met as far as is possible.
Dementia Awareness raising for staff
Ensure all customer facing staff are dementia aware
Train a member of staff as a Dementia Champion
Offer facilities to deal sensitively with those with dementia
Building alterations and improvements
To take the needs of those with dementia into consideration including signage and access
Dementia Friendly allotments
Identify sites where raised beds and wider paths can be installed. Start a club to bring those with dementia to participate in growing flowers and vegetables.