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Corbett Residents Association

Through the activities of several different groups, provide a network for neighbours to meet and get to know one another, Hold community events, identify and offer help to vulnerable residents so they have a safe port of call for assistance, eg shopping or lawn-mowing and act as an advocate for improvements to our neighbourhood local facilities, parking, streets, anti-social behaviour etc.

2 March 2017
Membership Organisations
Local Alliances:
Lewisham 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?

In delivering better outcomes for people with dementia and their carers so that people can live well in Catford South with dementia, the Corbett Residents Association’s role is to contribute to providing an enabling and supportive environment where residents living with dementia • feel valued and understood • have a sense of belonging and of being a valued part of the community and civic life

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

An initial lack of understanding of dementia among volunteers

2. Actions

  • Dementia Awareness amongst members and residents

    Raising awareness and understanding of dementia amongst the Corbett Residents Association committee, members and residents, encouraging them to become dementia friends.

    Initial Scoping
  • Provide inclusive activities

    Offering group activities for residents and people living in the wider community, including those with dementia.  Dementia will be a standing agenda item for all meetings to ensure it is a consideration each time when developing and delivering activities and events.

    Initial Scoping

    2016 - Fourth Quarter Update

    New member

  • Partnership working

    Working in partnership with other local organisations and networks to actively promote dementia-friendliness in the local community .

    Initial Scoping