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Andrew Brown Dental Limited

Dental practice covering a wide range of dental procedures for all. Disabled and Dementia Friendly Practice.

21 August 2018
Local Alliances:
Plymouth 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?

Andrew Brown Dental Limited's role in delivering better outcomes for people with dementia and their carers include:

  • Having a dementia friendly physical environment.
  • Ensuring a good experience for all who visit us.
  • Ensuring seamless care for patients.
  • Providing training and awareness for staff.
  • Having a ground floor surgery with a slope to access practice.
  • Access to unisex toilet which allows someone to have assistance. Also has disabled access, handles etc.
  • Disabled access doors.

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

  • Increase awareness of dementia throughout the practice and other organisations which we deal with.
  • Develop and maintain a strong relationship with Plymouth and Tavistock Dementia Action Alliances.

2. Actions

  • Improve the skills of staff.

    We are always improving the skills of our workforce by delivering education programmes to staff across a range of dementia care settings.

    Raising awareness amongst staff working in the practice.

  • Develop a relationship with the Dementia Action Alliance.

    The practice would like to develop a better understanding of the Dementia Action Alliance and improve our service for all patients.

  • Reviewing the physical environment.

    Reviewing the physical environment of the dental practice, ensuring the practice is fulfilling it's duty in becoming a dementia friendly practice.