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NEW MILTON TOWN COUNCIL

Local Government

Updated:
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.

 

2. Actions

  • Dementia Awareness raising for staff

    Ensure all customer facing staff are dementia aware

     

     

    Status:
    Delivered
  • Dementia Champion

    Train a member of staff as a Dementia Champion

     

    Status:
    Delivered
  • Private room

    Offer facilities to deal sensitively with those with dementia

    Status:
    Delivered
  • Building alterations and improvements

    To take the needs of those with dementia into consideration including signage and access

     

    Status:
    Investigating
  • 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.

    Status:
    Investigating