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Exercising People In Communities (EPIC) Norfolk Ltd

EPIC Norfolk is a Social Enterprise aimed at increasing physical activity levels amongst communities.

17 May 2019
East of England
Children Young People and Students, Clinical Commissioning Group, Community organisations, Health, Local Authorities
Local Alliances:
Norwich City 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?

Provide physical activity opportunities for those living with Dementia, including intergenerational sessions with local schools and youth groupsWorking in partnerhsip with other organisations to develop Dementia Friendly Walks

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

Funding to broaden the opportunities we create to impact those with DementiaEngagement with schools to participate in intergenerational sessions

2. Actions

  • Provide physical activity opportunities to those living with Dementia

    We have a lot of experience delivery physical activity/sports sessions with those living with Dementia. We aim to continue to deliver this service through an Intergenerational project involving local schools and youth groups.

    Being implemented
  • Help to develop Dementia Friendly Walks

    Work in partnership with organisations such as Active Norfolk and Norfolk County Council to develop Dementia Friendly Walks based on them meeting criteria checklist we've created.

  • Promote Dementia Awareness

    Use logos/slogans on our website/emails