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Graham Adams Centre

A community centre at the heart of Southam offering activities for all ages through a mixture of private bookings and local partnerships alongside Graham Adams Centre organised sessions and events.

1 March 2018
West Midlands
Arts, Charity, Children Young People and Students, Community organisations, Recreation, Social Care, Voluntary, Voluntary Sector
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?

Our building should be accessible for the whole community and we see our primary role to be able to signpost people to organisations that can offer them specialist local support (which may or may not be based in our centre)

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

The challenges we have are lack of financial resources to make the necessary changes and the need to constantly train and recruit volunteers.

Member website


2. Actions

  • Information on dementia and local services available

    We aim to have a portfolio of information that is current and available to those who need it.


    2017 - Fourth Quarter Update

    New member

  • Develop Activities for Older People

    We will look to build on our Lunch Club to further develop our acitivities for older adults (being inclusive of those in the early stages of dementia), for example, animal petting, games afternoons, film afternoons, Men in Sheds.

    Initial Scoping

    2017 - Fourth Quarter Update

    New member

  • Encourage volunteers to become Dementia Friends

    All the volunteers and staff that support our lunch club and activities for older people will become Dementia Friends.

    Being implemented

    2017 - Fourth Quarter Update

    New member