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Swan Transport

Swan Transport provides a friendly reliable car scheme operating with a team of volunteer drivers using their own vehicles. Covering the Bath and North East Somerset area. Swan can provide transport for older and disabled people on low income for all social activities and health and hospital appointments. If Swan can't help we can signpost to other community transport providers.

5 February 2019
South West
Care, Charity, Communication, Community organisations, Domiciliary Care, Education Sector, Faith Groups, GP Surgery, Health, Hospices, Hospitality, Hospitals and Hospital Trusts, Housing Sector, Law, Local Authorities, Local DAA Members, Medical, Membership Organisations, Other, Recreation, Retail, Social Care, Transport Sector, Voluntary, Voluntary Sector
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?

Transport tailored to peoples individual needs. Safe and reliable transport. Enabling carers to take a break. Transport to health, care and support helping people remain independent.

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

Having enough drivers to meet demand

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2. Actions

  • Transportation for people including those living with dementia

    Swan Transport provides a friendly reliable car scheme operating with a team of volunteer drivers using their own vehicles and includes people living with dementia.

  • Dementia friends Sessions

    Swan Transport will work with its volunteers to carry out Dementia Friends sessions and make the drivers more dementia-friendly.

  • Supporting our local Dementia Action Alliance

    We will spread the word and encourage other organisations to become more dementia-friendly.