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The Guild Chapel

The Guild Chapel is an historic building with links to Shakespeare had has some of the finest Medieval wall paintings in Europe. There are volunteers in the Chapel to welcome visitors and explain the History.

26 July 2017
West Midlands
Arts, Hospitality, Recreation, Voluntary
Local Alliances:
Coventry and Warwickshire 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?

To open up this historic building to all, even those who may find it challenging. By speaking to local groups and Dementia Cafes

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

Supporting the volunteers to gain their knowledge

2. Actions

  • Improve our communication skills

    Ensure that all volunteers attend Dementia Friends training so are aware of the needs of those with Dementia and their carers


    2017 - Third Quarter Update

    New member

  • Reduce stress in the venue

    Offer private tours of the Chapel through Dementia Cafes and organisations



    2017 - Third Quarter Update

    New member

  • Provide areas for quiet contemplation in the Chapel

    Signpost carers to areas where they may sit undisturbed. Possibility of providing suitable recorded music to listen to on headphones.


    2017 - Third Quarter Update

    New member