Leighton House Museum
Leighton House Museum is a former home and workplace of a Victorian Painter Frederic Leighton
- 23 March 2019
- Arts, Community organisations, heritage, Local Authorities, Recreation
- Local Alliances:
- Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea 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?
I have a sense of belonging and of being a valued part of family, community and civic life-enabling access for those living with dementia and their carers to the museum collections
2. What are the challenges to delivering these outcomes from the perspective of your organisation?
physical accessibility of the museum building resources-staffing
Dementia Friends Awareness sessions
to run regularly awareness sessions for staff and volunteers at the museum to increase understanding of dementia
Dementia Friendly programming
to run annual programme of events for people living with dementia and their carers
Partnershipsto develop partnerships with organisations supporting people living with dementia and their carers in order to deliver Dementia Friendly Activities