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Petco Newmarket

Sale of pet foods and supplies. We are located behind The Waggon and Horses pub, on Newmarket High Street.

Updated:
21 May 2018
Location:
East of England
Sectors:
Retail
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?

Petco supports people living with dementia, and the vulnerable, helping them feel supported in the community.  We ensure that staff are welcoming, helpful and supportive to all visitors which helps people living with dementia to feel safe. 

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

None - It's basic customer care, and part of our usual services.

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:
    Being implemented
  • Work in partnership with Newmarket DAA

    Petco 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:
    Being implemented
  • Promoting dementia awareness

    Petco 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 Retailer.

    Status:
    Planning