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Norwich City Council

Local Government body for Norwich City

28 July 2017
East of England
Local Authorities
Local Alliances:
Norwich City 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?

As a district level local authority the council's main role is raising awarness of the scale and scope of dementia and its impacts on residents ability to access council services and community provision

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

An understanding of dementia in all front line staff

Raising awareness in elected members

Member website


2. Actions

  • Raising awareness

    Joining the Norwich City DAA.

  • Staff Dementia Awareness Training

    Provide dementia awareness training to all front line staff.

    Being implemented
  • Learning & development for elected members

    Provide a dementia awareness for elected members within the organisation.

  • Dementia champion within the council.

    Establish a dementia champion within the council

  • Norwich early help hub

    Provide a briefing for Norwich early help hub partners.