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Chaplin Farrant

Chaplin Farrant is a multi-disciplinary architectural practice, providing a range of planning, design, engineering, CDM and cost consultancy services to our clients across East Anglia. Our award-winning practice provides responsive and client-focused solutions for a wide range of sectors including, community, commercial, residential, health, education and social.

9 May 2018
East of England
Businesses and shops, Clinical Commissioning Group, Community organisations, Education Sector, Emergency Services Sector, Health, Hospitals and Hospital Trusts, Housing Sector, Local Authorities, Other, Recreation, Schools, Social Care, Utility, Care, Hospices, Retail
Local Alliances:
Norwich City 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?

Chaplin Farrant’s role in delivering better outcomes for people with dementia and their carers includes

Provide technical support to local businesses on how to improve their facilities to become more dementia friendlyEnsure our architectural designs and projects are providing a dementia friendly physical environmentProvide advice to our clients on how to ensure their facilities are dementia friendlyRaise awareness of dementia friendly design amongst our employees and the wider built environment community

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

Chaplin Farrant’s challenges in achieving this is

Ensure staff are fully aware of the requirements for dementia friendly designs  Ensuring that these requirements are considered on a daily basis in our working environment.Providing resources to enable dementia friendly trainingRaising awareness amongst our clients of the need and requirements for dementia friendly facilities

2. Actions

  • Technical dementia friendly design advice

    To provide technical support to local firms wishing to make adjustments to their properties.  Our healthcare team will be available to provide guideance to assist in improving facilities to become more dementia friendly.

    Being implemented
  • Training CPD for dementia friendly design

    To provide training (open to all architectural practices) on the requirements of dementia friendly design.

  • Promote dementia friendly design

    Raise awareness amongst our clients and industry of the requirements for dementia friendly design.

    Being implemented