Age UK Brent

Age UK Brent was formerly known as Age Concern Brent. Age UK Brent is local independent charity and member of the Age UK local partners. Age UK BrentWe provide telephone and in-person advice and we campaign through Age UK on older peoples' issues, such as pension, age discrimination, healthcare, transport and much more. We work with other local voluntary organisations to give services that older people need. We aim to ensure that older people are valued more. We promote the well-being of older citizens in Brent. We work to make later life an even more fulfilling and enjoyable experience.

Updated:
11 December 2017
Local Alliances:
Community Action on Dementia Brent 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?

Increase awareness of dementia, and the needs of people living with dementia and their carers, in the borough of Brent

 

Provide dementia awareness training for our own staff and collaborate in helping other organisations to do the same, in the voluntary sector and elsewhere

 

Contribute to any project that makes Brent a more dementia-friendly borough

 

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

Time, money, people – Resources

Resistance or lack of understanding of specific needs in dementia       

2. Actions

  • Dementia awareness

    We will ensure that in all our work with older people generally, there is awareness of and for dementia built-in. This will include publicity for services and facilities in the borough, and working with others to achieve this end    

    Status:
    Being implemented

    2017 - Fourth Quarter Update

    New member