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Cookridge Court Care Home, brighterkind

Cookridge Court Care Home is a modern and spacious 90 bed care home in Cookridge, Leeds offering residential, dementia, respite and palliative care. We offer brighterkind care – a person-centred approach that is delivered through quality care, recreation and activities, and food and dining.

21 June 2019
Yorkshire and Humber
Local Alliances:
Leeds 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?

Providing exceptional care for residents living with dementia

Improved awareness for residents and their families

Training for staff to ensure they deliver the best possible care to residents in the home

Raising awareness of dementia and its impact to our local partner organisations

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

Resources and training for the home team

2. Actions

  • Dementia Friends Training

    Train all team members to become Dementia Friends through the training delivered by Leeds Older People's Forum

    Being implemented
  • Dementia Champion

    Train and appoint a Dementia Champion in order to ensure high standards of care and support are delivered to the team , residents and families.

    Initial Scoping, Being implemented
  • Deliver Dementia-friendly activities

    Deliver activities which are person-centred and which support residents living with dementia

    Initial Scoping, Being implemented