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Dearne Valley Community Support Centre - Rotherham

Our aim is to provide a safe, secure and friendly environment for the community that is sustainable for the future. A place to visit that promotes independence through a person-centred approach; enabling individuals to remain in control and live fulfilling lives. With inclusive activities and support we hope to bring cohesion to the community; free from politics and prejudice.

Updated:
24 October 2016
Sectors:
Community organisations
Local Alliances:
Rotherham 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?

We can raise awareness about how to support people with dementia and their families and carers and help create a dementia aware community.

We can aim to develop a dementia friendly service which in inclusive and it appropriate and stimulation for people with Dementia          

 

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

We are at initial developmental stage with limited time and resources.         

Member website

www.viemedic.co.uk

2. Actions

  • Dementia Awareness /Dementia Friends

    To arrange a dementia awareness session for our developing team encouraging all to become dementia friends

    Status:
    Planning
  • Dementia Friendly Physical Enviroment

    Review the physical environment with in the project building to assess how Dementia Friendly the building is .Gaining advice and recourses from RDAA
    Status:
    Planning
  • Signposting and information

    To consider the effects of Dementia as part this new development acknowledging that social isolation is a significant result of a person having dementia particularly if they live alone Build in dementia awareness and knowledge of dementia support services to the centre Holding Alzheimer’s society resource’s and ensuring the team have knowledge about the services available to sign post
    Status:
    Planning
  • Herbert protocol and SYFR dementia project

    Promote Herbet Protocol and be aware that people with dementia are at more risk of fire and falls and be aware of the RDAA involvement with South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue and become partners with the SYFR- Safe and Well project to make appropriate referrals to SYFR

    Status:
    Planning