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Southend Association of Voluntary Services (SAVS)

Local CVS (Southend)

19 March 2018
East of England
Voluntary Sector, Voluntary
Local Alliances:
Southend, Castle Point and Rochford District 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?

SAVS supports the third sector and disseminates information to the sector.

Our FLU (collective is) project works with over 65's and can provide information.


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

Volunteers and staff understanding about dementia awareness.

Member website


2. Actions

  • Dementia Friends training

    All volunteers to be a Dementia Friend

    Delivery, Implementation

    2018 - First Quarter Update

    New member update

  • Support local SDIG grant scheme

    Allison Semmence (SAVS CEO) will support the SDIG fund panel.


    2018 - First Quarter Update

    New member update

  • Visible presence of those Dementia Friends

    Encourage wearing of Dementia Friends badge


    2018 - First Quarter Update

    New member update