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Orwell housing

Steeple View is situated in the village of Stowupland, two miles east of Stowmarket, Suffolk. Stowupland and Stowmarket have a number of local amenities including doctor's surgeries, dentists, butchers, supermarkets and boutique shops. Built by Orwell in 2006, Steeple View consists of 36 one and two bedroom self-contained apartments over two floors. All are large enough for two people. Each apartment benefits from having its own front door, bedroom, lounge, fully fitted kitchen a level-based wet room including WC. Each apartment is fully accessible for wheelchair users.

29 September 2020
East of England
Local DAA Members, Social Care
Local Alliances:
Stowmarket 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?

providing accomodation and support to people living with Dementia and to family and friends.

All staff recieve Dementia friendly awareness also dementia actvities.

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

Funding to source activities is a challenge.

Having appropriate transport options.

2. Actions

  • Dementia awareness

    All staff to recieve Dementia awareness

    Being implemented
  • Dementia friendly activities

    Weekly activities in house, offered to all residence.

    Being implemented
  • DAA steering group

    Active member of the DAA steering group playing a role of making stowmarket a dementia friendly town

    Being implemented