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Cambridge Care Company

We are a care agency in Newmarket that support local people to live at home, we support anyone over the age of 18 that require support and care. We have been operating for over 11 years in Newmarket and we have the contract from the council for Newmarket which means all social services packages come to us first as we are the chosen provider. Our vision is to support, enable and deliver great care at home and in the community.

Updated:
18 April 2018
Location:
East of England
Sectors:
Health
Local Alliances:
Newmarket 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?

As a care company we have been delivering training and awareness of dementia to all our carers since company started. Our dementia champion trains all our team and completes refresher training when required. With the knowledge and experience our carers have they daily support families and people with dementia to ensure they have a great quality of life and fulfil their daily living.              

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

As a company we would require time to arrange resources and this would allow us to support the organisation where required.

2. Actions

  • Improve our understanding of Dementia

    We will arrange for all staff/volunteers to be dementia aware to ensure greater understanding of the condition and how we can help. 

    Status:
    Delivered
  • Work in partnership with Newmarket DAA

    Cambridge Care Company will work with the Newmarket Dementia Action Alliance to support Newmarket to become a dementia friendly community and encourage other organisations to attend Dementia Friends sessions and sign up to the Dementia Action Alliance.

    Status:
    Planning
  • Promoting dementia awareness

    Cambridge Care Company will display the NDAA window sticker to show it is a member of the NDAA. Also when applicable and appropriate the dementia friendly sticker, to demonstrate it is a dementia friendly company.

    Status:
    Planning