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Specsavers Opticians Ltd, Guildford

Provide Eyecare and hearing services

Updated:
13 December 2017
Location:
South East
Sectors:
Medical, Health, Domiciliary Care, Children Young People and Students
Local Alliances:
Guildford Town Dementia Action Alliance, Surrey 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?

Working with the DAA to identify local needs, talk to local contacts to see what extra support we can provide

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

As always its having the right contacts. We have had training in store before, but will welcome more  

2. Actions

  • Improve staff awareness and knowledge

    In store training, sessions with people working with people living with dementia

    Status:
    Initial Scoping
  • Work with other Specsavers stores to provide awareness in every Surrey town

    Highlight our work at regional meetings and share best practices   

    Status:
    Implementation

    2017 - Second Quarter Update

    We are tlking at internal meetings about how we can most efficiently share best practice across stores. We will be joining the Guildford LDAA.

  • Advertise our work and openly discuss our involement

    In store representatives driving message in store and outside   

    Status:
    Initial Scoping

    2017 - Second Quarter Update

    We have supported DAW with in house materials on display for customers. We are talking further with our coordinator about other initiatives and how we can be involved in the Guildford LDAA