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Bancroft Gardens residential home/ Barnfield Care Agency

Care for elderly people who are unable to remain at home and care for themselves. Varying disabilities and levels of dementia. Also provide care and support for people in their own homes if required I.e. personal care, daily living support, daily activities, company and stimulation.

Updated:
23 October 2017
Location:
West Midlands
Sectors:
Care, Health
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?

Being a member will provide a platform of information, research findings for the individual care homes to follow the importance of exercise and walking to increase 02 levels.

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

Difficulties will vary according to the individual’s needs. By connecting, listening, adapting and understanding these and being flexible in day to day requirements and changes. Being able to provide a variety of interest with one to one care along with group activities.

2. Actions

  • Welcoming Environment

     To provide a welcoming, safe, secure and comfortable environment and keep update with research, e.g. The British Gymnastics Foundation is promoting different exercises to stimulate different areas of the brain and body.

    Diagrams of all types of these exercises are available from these outside sources which will be of excellent value. We do have sessions in the home at least four times a week incorporation movement whilst sitting and we also aim to sustain this activity whilst also engaging with the community in bringing stimulation into the home for the residents to engage with.

    Status:
    Being implemented

    2017 - Fourth Quarter Update

    New Member

  • Staff Training

     Ensure that all staff members from different roles within our service continue to attend dementia awareness training to ensure our staff team have a skill base to be able to support our residents living with dementia and enhance their daily lives. So, promoting person centred care.

    Status:
    Planning

    2017 - Fourth Quarter Update

    New Member

  • Partnership Working

    Work with other services in the Stratford upon Avon in building Dementia Friendly Communities, continue working with  Stratford District Council , link with the engage Conference in September 2017, cascade information with local shops in Sheeps Street and support them in becoming more dementia aware.

    Status:
    Planning

    2017 - Fourth Quarter Update

    New Member