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Relative Matters Ltd

Relative Matters is an independent care consultancy for older people who fund their own care. We find, arrange, manage and monitor individually tailored care solutions that provide value for money and take the worry off the shoulders of relatives.

Updated:
20 January 2017
Location:
South East
Sectors:
Care
Local Alliances:
Worthing 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?

I want to identify and share good practice and issues that I have found are important to people living with dementia via my role as a Dementia Friends Champion, independent social work consultant, and SOLLA care advisor.

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

Getting statutory services to understand that our motivation and values are similar to that of charities and not for profit organisations. Most of our profits are reinvested in the company to develop services and Directors earnings are less than charities not for profit organisations.

We need to break down these barriers in order to support as many people living with dementia as possible

Member website

www.relativematters.org

2. Actions

  • Increase the number of dementia friends for business and organisations in Sussex

    As a dementia champion I plan to continue to offer dementia friends sessions to businesses and organisations in the Sussex area and encourage them to become part of the Worthing Dementia Action Alliance.  I will attend the Worthing Alliance meeting and offer my support in future initiatives.

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  • Help people living with dementia to remain intheir own home

    I will ensure that in my professional role as an independent care consultant and SOLLA care advisor that carers and families of people with dementia are given the information and advice to enable them to support their relative to remain in their home for as long as possible and to signpost them, and their carers, to the most appropriate services for their level of needs including respite, financial and legal support.

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  • Promote resources for people living with dementia

    Use Relative Matters website and social media to promote resources for people living with dementia to live well.

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  • Help people living with dementia to remain intheir own home

    I will ensure that in my professional role as an independent care consultant and SOLLA care advisor that carers and families of people with dementia are given the information and advice to enable them to support their relative to remain in their home for as long as possible and to signpost them, and their carers, to the most appropriate services for their level of needs including respite, financial and legal support.

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