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Southam Town Council

Town Council

21 December 2017
West Midlands
Local Authorities
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?

The Town Council would like to see Southam become a Dementia Friendly Town and by becoming a DAA member that will support the Town Council to achieve this. The first step is to raise awareness and use our communication streams to inform residents that we are here to help, so that residents affected can tell us how we can be supported.

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

Trying to get people to engage (residents and businesses alike) but hopefully the more information we give about dementia the more people will want to get involved 

2. Actions

  • Dementia Friends

    That all Councillors sign up to become a Dementia Friend


    2017 - Fourth Quarter Update

    New member

  • Town Council Website

    To install a dementia tab on the Town Council Website and upload details of the dementia organisations, support groups and dementia information


    2017 - Fourth Quarter Update

    New member

  • Town Council Newsletter

    To have a regular article in the Newsletter informing people about dementia but also asking our residents who are affected by dementia to tell us what they need so that they are better supported


    2017 - Fourth Quarter Update

    New member