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New Oriel Hall

New Oriel Hall, a community hall serving the people of Larkhall & surrounding area

5 January 2019
South West
Charity, Community organisations, Recreation, Voluntary
Local Alliances:
Bath & North East Somerset

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 are providing services around people with dementia & their needs, such as Dancing with Memories,the Friendship Cirlce & lunch clubWe provide a supportive environment where people feel valued & understood through modifications to the buildingWe make people feel part of the Larkhall community through our inclusive policy

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

Educating our community & other users about the needs of people with dementiaPublicity & promotion of current events & looking for other ways to engage & include people with dementia & carers

Member website


2. Actions

  • Becoming a member of B&NES DAA

    By identifying with local DAA we are helping to raise the awareness of both the challenges & opportunities in the area of dementia both locally & nationally
    Being implemented
  • Become a dementia friend

    We held a dementia friends information session which was well supported by the local community. We recognise its appropriate to hold further sessions

  • Premises & Environment

    We looked at the hall & recognised we needed to make some changes to make the hall accessible to people with dementia which will include improved signage & better toilet facilities, other issues will be addressed as we become aware of them.
    Being implemented