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The Healing Clinic CIC

Complementary health clinic, offering treatments and support for the York community: all ages, abilities and conditions. Carers are particularly welcome. We have an Outreach service where we offer mini massages (seated and clothed) for groups and organisations in the York area. We can help with acupuncture, herbal medicine, homeopathy, kinesiology, counselling, hypnotherapy, massages of various sorts, reflexology, healing.

16 July 2018
Yorkshire and Humber
Local Alliances:
York Dementia Action Alliance, Yorkshire & Humber 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?

We are able to offer people services that meet their needs (outcome 2), support that helps people live their lives (outcome 3), offering a sense of belonging (outcome 4) and we make people feel valued and understood (outcome 5). We do this by being warm and welcoming to all visitors and making sure everyone feels safe and has individual tailored care, with useful advice to take home.

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

We need more of our colleagues to attend dementia awareness training (some already have). We need to make sure everyone is updated with the latest research and information. Joining the Alliance would give us that connection with others working for the same ends. There are many local organisations which are part of the Alliance and we can learn from each other. We are part of a Community Wellbeing Hub initiative that we hope will create even stronger links between us all.

2. Actions

  • Dementia Awareness in The Healing Clinic staff

    We are going to discuss our actions at tomorrow's AGM with the members of the Healing Clinic.

  • Making it Clear we are Dementia Friendly

    Getting notices up that let people know we are welcoming of people with dementia and their carers.

  • What we can do to help people with dementia and their carers

    Making people aware of the variety of treatments we offer that can help people living with dementia, with the various complementary therapies for stress relief, muscle aches and pains, and other issues they may be having, tailored to their personal needs. Including Mindfulness, Relaxation and Seated Pilates in groups. We also have a Soul Midwife.