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Merton Greenspaces

Management of parks and open spaces in Merton borough.

11 July 2017
Local Authorities, Local DAA Members
Local Alliances:
Merton 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?

Provison of places and facilities for people with dementia and carers to relax and enjoy.

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

Financial resources

2. Actions

  • Improve our understanding of dementia

    Arrange for a Dementia Friends Champion to provide an information session to team staff

  • Provision of improved dementia freindly infrastructure and materials

    Additional signage, improved access and sensory gardens.

    Being implemented
  • Raise awareness of dementia friendly locations and facilities

    Work with our communications team to raise public awareness of dementia friendly spaces in the borough