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Dearne Valley St Philips Care

We provide care for the elderly, people with dementia and learning disabilities. This includes short stay, long stay and day care.

27 March 2018
Local Alliances:
Barnsley Dementia Action Alliance, Rotherham 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?

We want to create a dementia friendly home , remain aware of new policies and improve our practices as necessary.  We will do this by

Raising awareness and understanding of dementia

We will send staff members  on train the trainer programmes and also provide an information board

Providing a quiet area

We will create a quiet area within the home

Adequate signage

We will create signage that s understandable for people living with dementia

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

Time is a challenge as is staff shortages

2. Actions

  • Raise awareness and understanding of dementia

    We will send members of staff on a train the trainer dementia programme, and also provide an information board

  • Quiet area

    We will provide a quiet space within the home

  • Signage

    We will ensure that signage is understandable to residents living with dementia