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St Mary’s Charlcombe

Communion service 0900 Sundays. Morning prayers 0900 Tuesdays. Meditation 1930 Thursdays. Quiet afternoon in the garden (with leader), 3rd Thursday (summertime). Weddings, christenings, funerals. Home Groups for people to discuss matters of faith. Welcome visitors to the church, garden and holy well; especially attractive to those with dementia. Keep in touch with members. Support ecumenical activities.

20 January 2019
South West
Faith Groups
Local Alliances:
Bath & North East Somerset

1. Action Plan

Why do we want to be a member?

Dementia is increasing, and will affect our community


How establish what actions are important?

Consult members and neighbours

Get up-to-date advice from DAA


How review effectiveness?

Feedback from members

PCC to include a regular report in its agenda

2. Actions

  • Increase awareness of dementia

    Hold a Dementia Friends session

    Include article in church magazine

    Include in agenda of relevant church bodies (PCC)

    Being implemented
  • Provide dementia friendly environement

    Use DAA checklist to review environment in the church

    Provide a specific service (appoint a dementia Champion etc)

    Being implemented
  • Promote dementia friendly environment

    Liaise with other bodies through Bridge Care initiative and bathCAN

    Invite people living in care homes to come to church

    Advertise on website as dementia friendly

    Arrange entry in DAA booklet

    Being implemented