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Haven Lodge Care Home - Wakefield

We are a residential dementia care home, we care for the elderly and residents with dementia.

1 October 2018
Local Alliances:
Wakefield and Five Towns 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?

Ensuring our staff is dementia awareness trained. To raise awareness dog dementia to residents and people visiting our care home by having accessible information on display. We also would like to aim to make our eniviroment as dementia friendly as possible.

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

Making the environment more dementia friendly, we will consider the resident s affected by dementia when making any changes to premises by seeking advice and support from outside agencies

2. Actions

  • Provision of up-to-date literature

    We will have a valuable up-to-date literature and information in our care home. As well as information about the local support services for people with dementia a valuable in the area.

    This will be completed by the Home Manager Jessica Hargrave

  • Learn more about how to be dementia friendly.

    We will hold a dementia friends sessions for all staff members.

    This will be completed by all management and staff.

  • Make the environment more dementia friendly

    Using a dementia friendly environment checklist we will review our environment by looking at seating,signage and facilities to ensure it is as accessible possible.