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J W Tate & Son Funeral Directors (Rochford)

Our Rochford funeral home in Essex is on North Street, an area that the founders of J W Tate & Son built many of the houses, as they began as builders before becoming funeral directors. Our team provide a high quality of care that ensures every family and the deceased are treated with utmost dignity and respect. After the death of someone close to you, you can rely on us to guide and support you through this difficult time. Please call us as soon as you need our assistance.

27 June 2019
Local Alliances:
Southend, Castle Point and Rochford District Dementia Action Alliance

1. Action Plan

ur Funeral Directors have worked towards becoming Dementia Friendly and have been working collaboratively with the Dementia Community Support Team to:

1. Raise awareness of Dementia within the organisation and within our local office.

2. Learn more about the Dementia support offer for the local area, and how we can signpost families that may need support later on.

3. We have built rapports with the local Dementia Navigator so we can contact them if we need support with a family or person with Dementia.

4. All staff have undertaken a Dementia Friends session and we have a Dementia Champion that will be the point of contact for the whole organisation.

5. The office has completed the Dementia Friendly Funeral Directors Toolkit and will receive a Certificate of Accreditation for becoming Dementia Friendly.

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

If we have new starters within the organisation, they may not have the same level of knowledge of other staff, however we will contact our local Dementia Navigator to complete a Dementia Friends session, to ensure continuity of Dementia knowledge throughout our organisation.

2. Actions