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Michael Flanders Centre

Day care centre for adults

18 July 2017
Care, Community organisations, Social Care
Local Alliances:
Ealing 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?

Michael Flanders Centre works with older people providing day care with a person centred approach. Our aim is to enable older people with substantial and critical needs to remain living in their own homes by supporting them with a variety of day opportunities tailored to their individual need in a dignified manner.

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

The challenges to delivering these outcomes are funding constraints and staffing resources especially with regards to the demands of  Individuals changing needs and support/supervision required to attend day care.

On delivering our service, the challenges are the support required for customers  for e.g more specialist care, constant 1:1 supervision and support, behaviour that is challenging and supporting staff to ensure that their health and well being is maintained.

2. Actions

  • Engaging with schools

    We are delivering a project which involves school children visiting the day centre and participating in activities with our customers

  • Display information about dementia and the Alzheimer's Society

    We wil keep infomation leaflets at the centre so that customers, caresr and staff know where to go to get help from the Alzheimer's Society

  • Suppport Fundraising events

    We will display posters about fundrasing events such as Dementia Awareness Week and Memory Walk and get involved in these as far as our resources can do so

    Being implemented